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CS/HB 549: Theft

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Rommel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Tant

Theft; Reducing minimum threshold amount for grand theft of third degree; creates new offense of grand theft offenses; provides enhanced criminal penalties for committing petit theft of first degree & having certain previous convictions; revises number of thefts required within specified aggregation period required to commit specified violation for retail theft; revises specified timeframes in which individual acts of retail theft may be aggregated; prohibits retail theft with specified number of other persons for specified purpose; prohibits retail theft when social media platform is used to solicit participation; requires person convicted of retail theft to pay specified restitution.

Effective Date: 10/1/2024
Last Action: 2/21/2024 House - Added to Third Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/20/2023 House • Filed
11/30/2023 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
1/8/2024 House • PCS added to Criminal Justice Subcommittee agenda
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/10/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Reported out of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
1/11/2024 House • Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
1/22/2024 House • Added to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
1/24/2024 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
2/12/2024 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
2/14/2024 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
2/15/2024 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/21/2024)
2/21/2024 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 226775 Failed
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar