Updated: 5/1/2021

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CS/SB 234

Registration of Sexual Predators and Sexual Offenders

Book

4/27/2021 Senate – Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 738

NONE- Book redefines “sexual offender” to close “loophole” that allowed ONE person to evade registration.

 

RELATED BILLS (3) HB 193, SB 126, AND SB 162

 

 

Updated 5/1/2021

HB 193

Sexual Offender Registration

Clemons/Chaney

4/13/2021 House – Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 234

FAIL- Registration required even if all fines/fees not paid.

SB 126

Sexual Offender Registration

Hutson

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 46

FAIL- Redefines the term “sexual offender” and equates it to “released upon conviction.”

SB 162

Sexual Offender Registration

Perry

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 49

FAIL- Registration required even if all fines/fees not paid.

 

 

 

 

 

CS/SB 932

Parenting and Time-sharing of a Minor Child for a Convicted Parent

Wright

4/14/2021 Senate – Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 141 -SJ 440

SEE HB 141- Registrants now denied time-shared custody of their children.

 

RELATED BILLS HB 141

 

 

 

HB 141

Parenting and Time-sharing of a Minor Child for a Convicted Parent

Leek

4/14/2021 House – Ordered enrolled

DRASTIC- Registrants now denied time-shared custody of their children. Effective July 1, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

CS/SB 522

Vacation Rentals

Diaz

4/21/2021 Senate – Rules Committee -Temporarily Postponed

FAIL- Requires reporting of stays at vacation rentals over 24 hours.

 

RELATED BILLS (3) HB 219, SB 1988, AND HB 1481

 

 

 

CS/HB 219

Vacation Rentals

Fischer

3/22/2021 House – Ways & Means Temporarily Postponed

FAIL- Requires reporting of stays at vacation rentals over 24 hours.

SB 1988

Vacation Rentals

Pizzo

3/10/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 222

FAIL- Regulations & licensing of vacation rentals

HB 1481

Vacation Rentals

Goff-Marcil

3/5/2021 House – Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

FAIL- Regulations & licensing of vacation rentals

 

 

 

 

 

CS/SB 232

Criminal Justice

Brandes

3/2/2021 Senate – CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 167

FAIL- Creates conditional medical [registrants not excluded] and age [registrants excluded] release programs.

 

RELATED BILLS (3) SB 246, SB 248, AND HB 1545

 

 

 

SB 246

Public Meetings and Records/Conditional Aging Release Program

Brandes

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 55

FAIL- Public meeting and records exemptions

SB 248

Public Meetings and Records/Conditional Medical Release Program

Brandes

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 55

FAIL- Public meeting and records exemptions

HB 1545

Criminal Justice

Hart

3/5/2021 House – Now in Criminal Justice

FAIL- Creates conditional medical [registrants not excluded] and age [registrants excluded] release programs.

 

 

 

 

 

SB 946

Statute of Limitations for Sexual Offenses

Book

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced

FAIL- Eliminates the statute of limitations period for civil actions for ALL sexual offenses

 

RELATED BILLS HB 23

 

 

 

HB 23

Statute of Limitations for Sexual Offenses

Gottlieb/Joseph

3/2/2021 House – 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)

FAIL- Eliminates the statute of limitations period for civil actions for ALL sexual offenses

 

 

 

 

 

SB 798

Voting Rights Restoration

Taddeo

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced

FAIL- Fines/fees may be waved for convicted felons, but not to murderers or “sex offenders”

 

RELATED BILLS HB 741

 

 

 

HB 741

Voting Rights Restoration

Chambliss

3/2/2021 House – 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)

FAIL- Fines/fees may be waved for convicted felons, but not to murderers or “sex offenders”

 

 

 

 

 

HB 395

Reductions of Criminal Sentences

Grieco

2/24/2021 House – Withdrawn prior to introduction

FAIL- Sentence may be reduced for Offenders with no Sexual Battery convictions, but not for any Predators

 

 

 

 

 

SB 1234

False Reports of Crimes

Boyd

4/21/2021 Senate – Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 371 -SJ 528

SEE HB 371- Penalties range form 1st degree misdemeanor to 1st degree felony [if cause death of accused]

 

RELATED BILLS HB 371

 

 

 

HB 371

False Reports of Crimes

Brannan

4/29/2021 House – Ordered engrossed, enrolled. Messaged Senate.

HELPS- Penalties range form 1st degree misdemeanor to 1st degree felony [if cause death of accused]

 

 

 

 

 

SB 410

Materials Harmful to Minors

Rodriguez

4/26/2021 Senate – Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 545 -SJ 692

SEE HB 545- BILL GUTTED CHANGE 1 REMOVES ALL REFERENCES OR CHANGES TO DEFINITION OF CP

 

RELATED BILLS HB 545

 

 

 

HB 545

Reproductive Health and Disease Education

Chaney

4/26/2021 House – Ordered enrolled

NONE- BILL GUTTED AND RETITLED CHANGE 1 REMOVES ALL REFERENCES OR CHANGES TO DEFINITION OF CP

 

 

 

 

 

SJR 854

Minimum Wage Rate

Brandes

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced

FAIL- Raises Floriduh’s minimum wage to $10/hr, but not for convicted felons

 

RELATED BILLS HJR 1485

 

 

 

HJR 1485

Minimum Wage Rate

Gregory

3/5/2021 House – Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

FAIL- Raises Floriduh’s minimum wage to $10/hr, but not for convicted felons

 

 

 

 

 

SB 1462

Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition

Stewart

3/2/2021 Senate – Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules

FAIL- L&L to include “in the victim’s immediate vicinity, irrespective of whether the victim is aware of the conduct”

 

 

 

 

 

SB 1534

Sexual Battery

Book

3/2/2021 Senate – Referred to Health Policy

FAIL- Consent may be withdrawn after given. “Sexual battery” includes … ejaculating on another person’s clothing

 

 

 

 

 

SB 96

Child Welfare

Book

4/28/2021 Senate – Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 839

NONE- 4/26 Strike All Amendment removed CP and bestiality language

 

RELATED BILLS HB HB 7039

 

 

 

HB 7039

Child Welfare

Altman

4/27/2021 House – Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 96

SEE SB 96- Revises provisions relating to child welfare

 

 

 

 

 

SB 1646

Background Screening

Powell

3/10/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 193

FAIL- Prohibits discrimination against former felons in job application process

 

RELATED BILLS (2) HB 1331 AND SB 1026

 

 

 

HB 1331

Conviction History of an Applicant for Employment

Casello

3/5/2021 House – Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

FAIL- Prohibits discrimination against former felons in job application process

SB 1026

Background Screening

Bracy

3/2/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 109

FAIL- Inmate Labour

 

 

 

 

 

SB 1784

Lewd Adult Battery

Cruz/Book

3/10/2021 Senate – Introduced -SJ 202

FAIL- Makes the unwanted touching clothed/unclothed breasts, genital area, or buttocks of an adult a 3rd degree felony

 

 

 

 

 

HB 1397

Lewd or Lascivious Acts with Minors

Brannan

4/9/2021 House – Now in Appropriations Committee

FAIL- Touching [UN]clothed breasts, genitals, or buttocks OR reciprocal of a 16-17yo by a 24yo now a 3RD degree felony

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