Updated: 1/2/2020

BILL TITLE SPONSOR LAST ACTION AND LOCATION IMPACT
SB 84 Sexual Battery Sen. Book 8/16/2019 Senate – Referred to Health Policy; Criminal Justice; Rules Amends s. 794.011, F.S.; redefines “consent” and “sexual battery”; (a) “Consent” … A person may withdraw consent after he or she has given it. (h) “Sexual battery” means … ejaculating on another person or his or her clothing;
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SB 44 Treatment of Sexual Assault Victims Sen. Book 8/2/2019 Senate – Withdrawn prior to introduction None at present.
HB 277 Statute of Limitations for Sexual Offenses Reps. Gottlieb; Daley; Good; Hattersley 10/14/2019 House – Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee Eliminates the statute of limitations period for civil actions for certain [ALL] sexual offenses;
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HB 53 Statute of Limitations for Sexual Offenses Reps. Gottlieb; Good; Grieco; Hattersley; Polsky 9/20/2019 House – Withdrawn prior to introduction Amends s. 95.11, F.S.; extends civil action statute of limitations period until minor sexual offense victims turn 55; (9)(b) … a violation of any statute specified in s. 775.21(4)(a)1. or s. 943.0435(1)(h)1.a.(I)
SB 1184 Statute of Limitations for Sexual Offenses Sen. Book 12/18/2019 S Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules Amends s. 95.11, F.S.; eliminating the statute of limitations period for civil actions for violation of s. 794.011, s. 800.02, s. 800.03, s. 800.09, or s. 800.101 upon a victim who was younger than the age of 16 at the time of the act. Also opens a one-year window to file initial or previously denied claims.
SB 170 Time Limitation on the Prosecution of Sexual Battery Cases Sens. Stewart; Perry 10/24/2019 Senate – Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Amends s. 775.15, F.S.; eliminates time limitation for prosecution of sexual battery of minors; (20) … a prosecution for a violation of s. 794.011 may be commenced at any time. … applies to an offense that is [CS CHANGES] “not otherwise barred from prosecution on or before July 1, 2020” [TO] “committed on or after July 1, 2020.”
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HB 69 Sexual Battery Prosecution Time Limitation Reps. Davis; Plakon 9/18/2019 House – Withdrawn prior to introduction Donna’s Law amends s. 775.15, F.S.; eliminates time limitation for prosecution of sexual battery of minors; (20) … a prosecution for a violation of s. 794.011 may be commenced at any time.
HB 69 RELATED BILLS (2) SEE SB 170 & HB 892
HB 199 Sexual Battery Prosecution Time Limitation Reps. Davis; Plakon; Grieco 9/25/2019 House – Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Donna’s Law amends s. 775.15, F.S.; eliminates time limitation for prosecution of sexual battery of minors; (20) … a prosecution for a violation of s. 794.011 may be commenced at any time.
HB 199 RELATED BILLS (3) SEE SB 170, HB 541 & HB 892
HB 541 Sexual Offenses Reps. Slosberg ; Polo 11/15/2019 House – Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee Amends s. 775.15, F.S.; eliminates time limitation for prosecution of sexual battery; (14)(c) … a prosecution for a first or second degree felony violation of s. 794.011 may be commenced at any time. This paragraph applies to any such offense except an offense the prosecution of which would have been barred on or before July 1, 2020.
HB 541 RELATED BILLS (5) SEE SB 170, HB 199, HB 727, SB 892 & SB 1028
SB 892 Sexual Offenses Sen. Berman 12/13/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriation Amends s. 775.15, F.S.; revising statute of limitations periods for prosecution of certain sexual offenses; …a prosecution for a first or second degree felony violation of s. 794.011 on a victim 16 years of age or older at the time of the offense may be commenced at any time.
SB 892 RELATED BILLS (6) SEE HB 69, SB 170, HB 199, HB 541 AND
HB 727 Survivors of Sexual Offenses Rep. Hattersley 12/16/2019 H Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee This act may be cited as the “Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights.” 2. The crime laboratory must retain the sexual offense evidence kit for a minimum of 20 years, or until the survivor reaches 40 years of age if the survivor was a minor when the sexual offense occurred, before it is destroyed.
HB 727 RELATED BILLS (3) SEE HB 541, SB 892 & SB 1028
SB 1028 Survivors of Sexual Offenses Sen. Book 12/13/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations; Rules This act may be cited as the “Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights.” 2. The crime laboratory must retain the sexual offense evidence kit for a minimum of 20 years, or until the survivor reaches 40 years of age if the survivor was a minor when the sexual offense occurred, before it is destroyed.
SB 1028 RELATED BILLS (3) SEE HB 541, HB 727 & SB 892
HB 333 Bail Pending Appellate Review Rep. Leek 10/16/2019 House – Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee Prohibits bail to specified offenders pending review following conviction for offense requiring sexual offender or sexual predator registration if victim was minor.
RELATED BILLS (1)
SB 510 Bail Pending Appellate Review Sen. Wright 12/10/2019 Senate – Now in Rules Prohibiting a court from granting bail to specified offenders pending review following a conviction for an offense requiring sexual offender or sexual predator registration if the victim was a minor, etc.
SB 556 Inmate Conditional Medical Release Sens. Brandes; Perry 11/18/2019 Senate – Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Requiring any inmate who meets certain criteria to be considered for conditional medical release. CHANGE-1 ADDS ELECTRONIC MONITORING “IF NECESSARY.” Unless I’m missing something here, it appears that “sex offenders” are eligible.
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HB 837 Inmate Conditional Release Rep. DuBose 12/16/2019 H Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee (b) An inmate may not be considered for release through the program if he or she has ever been found guilty of, regardless of adjudication, or entered a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to, or has been adjudicated delinquent for committing: 2. Any felony offense that serves as a predicate to registration as a sexual offender in accordance with s. 943.0435;
HB 837 RELATED BILLS (2) SEE SB 556 AND
SB 574 Aging Inmate Conditional Release Sens. Brandes; Perry 12/13/2019 Senate – Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Requiring that an inmate who meets certain criteria be considered for conditional aging inmate release…unless ever been found guilty of, regardless of adjudication, or entered a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to, or has been adjudicated delinquent for committing … a violation … which results in the actual killing of a human being … [or] … any felony offense that serves as a predicate to registration as a sexual offender … ;
HB 759 Human Trafficking Rep. Watson 12/16/2019 H Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee (12)(a) The court shall order a defendant convicted of an offense under this section, chapter 794, chapter 796, chapter 800, s. 810.145, chapter 827, or chapter 847 involving a minor victim to pay mandatory restitution to the minor victim in an amount equal to the cost of rehabilitation.
HB 883 Education Rep. Duggan 12/9/2019 H Filed A person registered as a “Sex Offender” may not serve or apply to serve as an employee or contracted personnel at any public school or private school that accepts funds from a state scholarship program under chapter 1002 in the state. An individual who knowingly violates this provision commits a felony of the third degree.
RELATED BILLS (1)
SB 534 Education Sen. Diaz 12/13/2019 S Now in Appropriations Does not [yet] contain the “Sex Offender” language of HB 883.
HB 1003 Sentencing Rep. Stone 12/18/2019 H Filed Creates conditional sentence for substance use & mental health offenders; (3) ELIGIBILITY.— An offender who has never been convicted of, or pled guilty or no contest to, the commission of, an attempt to commit, or a conspiracy to commit … any offense that requires a person to register as a sex offender in accordance with s. 943.0435.

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