HB 479 -  Compensation for Victims of Excessive Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers

by Alexander (CO-SPONSORS) Chambliss; Eskamani; Joseph
Revises definition of term "crime" to include victims of law enforcement officer's excessive use of force for purposes of Florida Crime Victims Compensation Act; provides eligibility for compensation for minor children of nondeceased victim for specified purposes; provides that specified eligibility requirements do not apply to victim of law enforcement officer's excessive use of force; provides claim may not be denied on certain grounds if claimant is victim of law enforcement officer's excessive use of force; specifies other evidence may be used to support such claim if no police report was filed concerning incident.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 02/08/2021 - 9:54 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/08/2021 - 9:54 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/08/2021 - 9:54 AM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 02/08/2021 - 9:54 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/27/2021 - 8:41 AM Member: Alexander Committee: Version: __

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