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Proposed Florida Firearm Legislation S0944

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Legislation Overview

Title: Statewide Independent Counsel

Description: Creating the Statewide Independent Counsel Board in the Department of Legal Affairs; requiring the board to oversee the investigation and prosecution of officer-involved incidents of deadly force; providing board membership requirements; providing that the statewide independent counsel has the sole prosecutorial jurisdiction over officer-involved incidents within this state; requiring the independent counsel to prosecute specified cases upon written request of the Governor or a state attorney; requiring the chief law enforcement officer of a law enforcement agency to notify the board if a law enforcement officer or a correctional officer is involved in an officer-involved incident, etc.

Session: 2021 Regular Session

Last Action: Died in Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 30, 2021


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1 sponsors: Perry Thurston (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (1 of 40)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 30, 2021 Died in Judiciary
Senate Mar 2, 2021 Introduced
Senate Feb 4, 2021 Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
Senate Jan 29, 2021 Filed
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 29, 2021 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Link: link to state bill page

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