FL S1280 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on March 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-10 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Requiring the Agency for Persons with Disabilities to provide certain notice of eligibility determinations; revising provisions relating to court appointment of certain qualified experts to evaluate a defendant's mental condition; revising provisions governing acceptable recommended training for a defendant determined incompetent to proceed; requiring the court to hold a competency hearing within a specified timeframe when a defendant is competent to proceed; providing for the court to retain jurisdiction over certain defendants found nonrestorable to competency, etc.

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Involuntary Commitment



2018-03-10SenateDied in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2018-03-10SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2018-02-15SenateNow in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2018-02-14SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
2018-02-13SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2018-02-12SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
2018-02-07SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/12/18, 3:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2018-01-11SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H985 (Same As) 2018-03-10 - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
39311Amended CodeSee Bill Text
916301Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9163012Amended CodeSee Bill Text
916302Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9163025Amended CodeSee Bill Text
916303Amended CodeSee Bill Text
916304Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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