FL H0105 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 12-1)
Status: Introduced on August 26 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-02-02 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 218 (Ch. 2016-185)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Specifies acts that constitute trafficking in food assistance benefits; prohibits specified acts relating to possession & sale of electronic benefit transfer cards for food assistance benefits issued to other persons; removes reference to s. 414.39(2), F.S., relating to unauthorized use, possession, forgery, or alteration of certain food assistance program & Medicaid identification, from offense severity ranking chart; reenacts provisions.

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Public Assistance Fraud



2016-02-02HouseLaid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 218 (Ch. 2016-185)
2016-02-02HouseSubstituted CS/SB 218
2016-01-29HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/16
2016-01-21HousePlaced on Calendar
2016-01-21HouseFavorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2
2016-01-19HouseOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/21/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2016-01-13HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2016-01-13HouseFavorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 6 NAYS 4
2016-01-12HouseCS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time
2016-01-11HouseOn Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/13/16, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
2015-11-17HouseNow in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
2015-11-05HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2015-11-04HouseCS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3
2015-10-28HouseOn Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 11/04/15, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
2015-09-10HouseReferred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S0218 (Similar To) 2016-04-06 - Chapter No. 2016-185

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
100291Amended CodeSee Bill Text
41439Amended CodeSee Bill Text
41441Amended CodeSee Bill Text
772102Amended CodeSee Bill Text
89502Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9210022Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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