On the same day (2/4/2020) we updated the legislative update page, HB 1055 was changed (gutted) to remove all language offering relief for out-of-state “sex offenders” hoping to be removed from Florida’s registry.This action was taken on 2/3/2020 by the Criminal Justice Subcommittee and approved in a 12-0 vote on their committee substituted bill.
The language still survives in the senate companion bill SB 1552, but the senate’s Criminal Justice Committee will discuss that bill on this coming Tuesday 2/11/2020 at 10:00 a.m. We DO NOT want them to strike the relief language.
PLEASE Call your Senator and all members of the Criminal Justice Committee (See below) and tell them NOT to remove the relief language from the Bill. Also, please see (and share if you want) the letter from FAC to the sponsor.
Here are the members of the CJ committee:
Chair: Senator Keith Perry (R)