FL H0949 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Failed on March 14 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-14 - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits children younger than certain age from being adjudicated delinquent, arrested, or charged with crime; limits when children of specified ages may be taken into custody; requires that children who are taken into custody pursuant to certain circuit court orders be treated in specified manner & be detained only pursuant to specified findings.

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Juvenile Justice



2020-03-14HouseDied in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2020-03-14HouseIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2020-01-03HouseReferred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S578 (Same As) 2020-03-14 - Died in Criminal Justice

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
316003Amended CodeSee Bill Text
960001Amended CodeSee Bill Text
98503Amended CodeSee Bill Text
985031Amended CodeSee Bill Text
985101Amended CodeSee Bill Text
98524Amended CodeSee Bill Text
98525Amended CodeSee Bill Text
985439Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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