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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO RE-ENTRY BILL HR 0177?

  CS/HB 177: Inmate Reentry

 GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Porth; Campbell; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley; Costello; Fullwood; Glorioso; Grant; Pafford; Pilon; Rogers; Rouson; Sands

       VETOED

Inmate Reentry; Directs DOC to develop & administer reentry program for nonviolent offenders; requires substance abuse treatment & rehabilitative programming; specifies eligibility criteria; requires notice to court & state attorney; authorizes state attorney to object; directs court to screen & select eligible offenders for program based on specified considerations; requires court to notify DOC of decision within specified period; requires education & substance abuse assessment; requires enrollment in adult education in specified circumstances; requires assessments of vocational skills & career education be provided; provides that offender is subject to disciplinary rules; requires that DOC report to sentencing court before offender is scheduled to complete program; requires court to hold hearing to consider modifying sentence & authorizing placement on drug offender probation if performance is satisfactory; authorizes revocation of probation & imposition of original sentence in specified circumstances; requires annual report; authorizes administrative or protective confinement; authorizes incentives to promote participation & orderly operation; directs DOC to develop system for tracking recidivism; provides for nonseverability of certain provisions.

Last Action: 04/06/2012 Vetoed by Governor
Effective Date: October 1, 2012 

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
09/21/2011 House • Filed
10/03/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 21
10/11/2011 House • On Committee agenda– Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 10/18/11, 9:00 am, 404 HOB
10/18/2011 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 172
10/21/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
10/24/2011 House • Now in Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee -HJ 169
01/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 20
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 162
01/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda– Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee, 01/24/12, 2:00 pm, 306 HOB
01/24/2012 House • CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 283
01/25/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 278
01/26/2012 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 297
02/10/2012 House • On Committee agenda– Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/14/12, 8:30 am, 404 HOB
02/14/2012 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 601
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 601
02/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda– Judiciary Committee, 02/22/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
02/22/2012 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 3 -HJ 834
02/24/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 831
02/27/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 854
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/29/12
02/29/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 966
• Placed on 3rd reading
03/01/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 982
• Amendment(s) adopted (309873, 858199) -HJ 982
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 112 NAYS 4 -HJ 982
03/01/2012 Senate • In Messages
03/05/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 839
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 839
03/09/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1215
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1215
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 448 -SJ 1216
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1216
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1216
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1216
03/09/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1713
03/30/2012   • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
04/06/2012   • Vetoed by Governor
The Florida Sheriffs Association and other law enforcement agencies oppose this bill as it violates a state rule that requires all inmates to serve at least 85% of their sentence. 
 
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