Senate Criminal Justice Committee
Amid scrutiny over inmate deaths and alleged misconduct in Florida’s prisons, a new bill is aimed at improving the system.
Florida’s new prison chief is asking for more money and more oversight. All this two weeks after taking the helm of Florida Department of Corrections.
A bipartisan bill that would tweak the controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law sailed through the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, passing unanimously with the backing of both the National Rifle Association and Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown.
Florida’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday will consider a bill that would allow school principals or superintendents to designate trained employees to carry guns on school campuses or in district administration buildings.
Hoping to silence the window rattling bass thump from drivers who like to play their music at concert levels, a Senate Committee has signed off on a measure which would make it illegal for drivers to blast music from their cars stereos.
A bill which would prohibit a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape resulted in a child has been unanimously approved by the state’s Senate Criminal Justice committee.
Several last minute exceptions were added to a bill that would ground unmanned drone aircraft used by law enforcement before it was unanimously passed Tuesday by the Senate Criminal Justice Committee.
The state’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee gave unanimous approval to a bill Tuesday that would increase the penalties for human trafficking and smuggling.