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HB 6001: Relief/Leonard Cure/State of Florida

CLAIMS/GENERAL BILL by Gottlieb ; Gantt ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Joseph ; López, J. ; Williams

Relief/Leonard Cure/State of Florida; Provides for relief of Leonard Cure; provides appropriation to compensate him for being wrongfully incarcerated for 16 years; directs CFO to draw warrant payable directly to Mr. Cure; requires CFO to pay directed funds without requiring Mr. Cure sign liability release; provides for waiver of certain tuition & fees; prohibits funds awarded under act to Mr. Cure from being used for attorney or lobbying fees. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $817,000

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/28/2023 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 8 (Ch. 2023-319)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/6/2022 House • Filed
    12/23/2022 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Referred to Judiciary Committee
    • Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
    2/2/2023 House • Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda
    2/9/2023 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee
    2/10/2023 House • Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee
    • Now in Appropriations Committee
    3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    4/13/2023 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
    4/17/2023 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
    • Reported out of Appropriations Committee
    • Now in Judiciary Committee
    • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
    4/19/2023 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
    • Reported out of Judiciary Committee
    • Bill released to House Calendar
    • Added to Second Reading Calendar
    4/25/2023 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/28/2023)
    4/28/2023 House • Substituted SB 8
    • Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 8 (Ch. 2023-319)

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  • HB 6001, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/6/2022 at 2:43 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Civil Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/10/2023 (pdf)
    Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/17/2023 (pdf)
    Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/19/2023 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 8 (er) Relief of Leonard Cure/State of Florida Jones Identical Last Action: 7/10/2023 Chapter No. 2023-319

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