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CS/HB 603: Exploitation of Vulnerable Persons

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; LaMarca ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chaney ; Tant

Exploitation of Vulnerable Persons; Specifies conditions under which person commits exploitation of person 65 years of age or older; specifies not knowing age of victim is not defense; provides circumstances under which trial for criminal action arising from specified violations may be advanced on docket; authorizes persons who are in imminent danger of exploitation to petition for injunction for protection; provides penalties for violations of injunction; provides time limitations for commencing prosecution.

Effective Date: 10/1/2023
Last Action: 5/2/2023 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 232 (Ch. 2023-133)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/2/2023 House • Filed
2/14/2023 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2/16/2023 House • Added to Criminal Justice Subcommittee agenda
2/23/2023 House • Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2/24/2023 House • Reported out of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/13/2023 House • Added to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
3/15/2023 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
3/29/2023 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
3/31/2023 House • Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
4/3/2023 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
5/2/2023 House • Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 232 (Ch. 2023-133)