If you are a constituent of Criminal Justice Committee Chair, Keith Perry, ask him to place the following bills on the agenda for the next Criminal Justice Committee meeting. Otherwise, ask your Senator to urge the Chair to place these bills on his next committee agenda.
Include your name and address or Zip Code so your legislator knows you are a constituent.
SB 110 Youth in Solitary Confinement Prevent children and other vulnerable inmates from harm and conditions detrimental to their health, wellbeing and fitness to return to society as responsible adults
SB 370 Victims of Human Trafficking Requires a specified period of incarceration for solicitation of prostitution offenses involving victims of human trafficking
SB 472 Death Penalty The death penalty is state sanctioned murder, it is not a deterrent to crime, it kills people to show that killing people is wrong. The death penalty is final; you cannot undo mistakes. Twenty seven people on Death Row in Florida have been found innocent, exonerated and released.
SB 500 Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity Magazines There is simply no legitimate reason for private citizens to have access to military-style assault weapons.
SB 636 Use or Threatened Use of Force Revises standard of proof necessary to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution; specifies that immunity from prosecution is not available to aggressor; revises criteria for determining whether person would be justified in using force in certain circumstances
SB 704 General Savings Provisions Reduces past prison sentences when sentencing guidelines change.
SB 734 Penalties and Fees Repeals a provision relating to revocation or suspension of drivers for non-traffic related offenses that could otherwise be a barrier to holding a job and supporting one’s family.
SB 834 Presentencing Consideration Authorizes a defendant who is found guilty of committing a nonviolent offense to request a sentencing court to withhold sentencing if the defendant is primary caretaker for a child and agrees to treatment or counseling.
SB 850 Prosecution of Juvenile Offenders Removes provisions requiring prosecution of juveniles as adults
SB 870 Detention of Children Prohibits the holding in a jail or other facility intended or used for the detention of adults of a child awaiting trial who is treated as an adult for purposes of criminal prosecution
SB 940 Crimes Evidencing Prejudice Amends existing hate crimes law to include crimes of prejudice based on gender or gender identity. Transgender people, and specifically transgender women of color, are disproportionately the victims of hate-motivated violence. They deserve the full protection of the law.
SB 1212 Gain-time Incentivizes rehabilitation by adjusting the cap on gain-time
SB 1326 Incarcerated Women with Newborn Children Requires certain women inmates within the state and county correctional systems who have newborn children to be allowed specified visitation and physical touch privileges with their newborn children
SB 1402 Inmate Confinement Prohibits the use of solitary confinement
District /Last Name /Email /Phone
11 Bracy firstname.lastname@example.org (850) 487-5011
24 Brandes email@example.com (850) 487-5024
39 Flores firstname.lastname@example.org (850) 487-5039
21 Galvano email@example.com (850) 487-5021
8 Perry firstname.lastname@example.org (850) 487-5008
38 Pizzo email@example.com (850) 487-5038