FL H0377 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits DOC or local governmental body from subjecting youth prisoners to solitary confinement; limits cell confinement; prohibits youth prisoners from being subjected to emergency cell confinement for longer than certain duration; requires facility staff to document placements of youth prisoners in emergency cell confinement; requires mental health clinician perform face-to-face evaluation of youth prisoners subjected to emergency cell confinement; provides for individualized suicide crisis intervention plan for certain youth prisoner; provides for protection of youth prisoners held in disciplinary cell confinement; requires DOC & boards of county commissioners to certify compliance & adopt specified policies & procedures.

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Youth in Solitary Confinement



2021-04-30HouseDied in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-02-08HouseNow in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Judiciary Committee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
2021-02-08HouseReferred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S570 (Same As) 2021-04-30 - Died in Health Policy
S550 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Health Policy

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
94409Amended CodeSee Bill Text
944279Amended CodeSee Bill Text
95123Amended CodeSee Bill Text
958155Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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