FL H0783 | 2015 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-2-1)
Status: Failed on April 28 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-04-28 - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Specifies offenses that allow state attorney to file information for specified juvenile offenders; prohibits filing informations for juveniles with certain conditions; specifies effects of direct file; prohibits certain juvenile offenders from being transferred to adult court; requires DJJ to collect specified data & make report; specifies minimum age for indictment of juvenile for certain offenses; prohibits certain juvenile offenders from being transferred to adult court; deletes provisions relating to sentencing of juveniles as adults for certain offenses; revises provisions relating to transfer of other pending felony charges when child has been indicted; revises factors to be considered in determining whether to impose juvenile or adult sanctions for violations of law by juvenile; requires court to consider specified reports in hearing on such sentencing; revises provisions relating to sentencing alternatives.

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Charging Youths as Adults in Criminal Proceedings



2015-04-28HouseDied in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
2015-03-23HouseNow in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
2015-03-20HouseCS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time
2015-03-20HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2015-03-16HouseCS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1
2015-03-12HouseOn Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/16/15, 4:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2015-02-26HouseReferred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1082 (Similar To) 2015-05-01 - Died in Appropriations

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
98504Amended CodeSee Bill Text
985556Amended CodeSee Bill Text
985557Amended CodeSee Bill Text
98556Amended CodeSee Bill Text
985565Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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