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HB 21: Victims of Reform School Abuse


Victims of Reform School Abuse; Requires person seeking certification as victim of Florida reform school abuse to apply to DOS by specified date; authorizes specified persons to apply on behalf of decedent; requires DOS to review & process application within certain timeframe; prohibits DOS from denying an application for specified reasons; requires DOS to submit list of certified victims to Legislature; provides exceptions from specified requirements for crime victim compensation eligibility for victims.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 10/5/2023 House - Now in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/24/2023 House • Filed
10/5/2023 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee