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HB 6005: Relief/Robert Earl DuBoise/State of Florida

CLAIMS/GENERAL BILL by Duggan ; Daniels ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Joseph ; Trabulsy

Relief/Robert Earl DuBoise/State of Florida; Provides for relief of Robert Earl DuBoise for being wrongfully incarcerated for almost 37 years; directs CFO to draw warrant payable directly to Mr. DuBoise; provides for waiver of tuition & fees; declares Legislature does not waive certain defenses or increase state's limits of liability; prohibits funds awarded from being used or paid for specified attorney or lobbying fees; prohibits Mr. DuBoise from submitting compensation application under certain provisions upon his receipt of payment; provides that certain benefits are vacated upon specified findings. APPROPRIATION: $1,850,000

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/28/2023 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 62 (Ch. 2023-320)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2023 House • Filed
1/17/2023 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
2/7/2023 House • Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda
2/14/2023 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee
2/15/2023 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 62
• Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 62 (Ch. 2023-320)