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  • Introduced
    Feb 04, 2021
  • Passed House
  • Passed Senate
  • Signed into Law
HB 771
Florida House Bill
Direct Filing of an Information; Prohibits child who has been transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution pursuant to direct file from being held in adult jail before hearing; removes references to state attorney's discretion; revises discretionary direct file criteria; requires court to advise child & his or her parent or guardian of child's right to certain due process evidentiary hearing; authorizes child or child's parent or guardian to request hearing; requires judge to conduct hearing within certain timeframe & consider specified information & factors; authorizes judge to consider certain reports; provides for continued jurisdiction; requires adult court to make certain findings; authorizes review.
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House • Feb 18, 2021: Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
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  • Feb 18, 2021 | House
    • Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    • Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
    • Referred to Judiciary Committee
    • Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
  • Feb 04, 2021 | House
    • Filed
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