FL H1081 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on May 5 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-05 - Died in Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Requires stay of proceedings subsequent to probable cause finding for forfeiture; requires stay of forfeiture until final disposition of associated criminal charges or while prosecuting agency determines whether charges will be filed; requires written notice of such charges to court; requires conviction in associated criminal offense for forfeiture; requires return of seized property if all associated criminal charges are dismissed or prosecuting agency declines to file; prohibits agencies from transferring property seized under state law to federal agency for specified purpose.

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Contraband Forfeiture


Roll Calls

2023-03-21 - House - House Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-05-05HouseDied in Judiciary Committee
2023-03-23HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2023-03-23HouseReferred to Judiciary Committee
2023-03-23HouseOriginal reference removed: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
2023-03-22House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2023-03-22HouseCS Filed
2023-03-22HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2023-03-21HouseReported out of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2023-03-21HouseFavorable with CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2023-03-17HouseAdded to Criminal Justice Subcommittee agenda
2023-03-07House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2023-02-28HouseNow in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2023-02-28HouseReferred to Judiciary Committee
2023-02-28HouseReferred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
2023-02-28HouseReferred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S1556 (Same As) 2023-05-05 - Died in Criminal Justice

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
932703Amended CodeSee Bill Text
932704Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9327071Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments