Senate Criminal Justice Committee

(Source: CBS)

Senate Panel Backs Bipartisan Tweak To ‘Stand Your Ground’

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.

03/17/2014

(Source: CBS)

Senate Panel To Discuss Bill That Would Allow Armed School Employees

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.

03/09/2014

Florida Capitol

Senate Committee Passes Bill To Ban Loud Car Stereos

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.

04/08/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Bill Would Prohibit Rapist From Having Custody Rights Of Child

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.

CBS4–04/02/2013

The Micro Air Vehicle, or MAV for short, is a small radio controlled drone aircraft equipped with a portable camera system.   (Source: MDP)

Exceptions Added To Bill That Would Ground Police Drones

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.

CBS4–01/16/2013

Florida Capitol

Human Trafficking Bill Advances In Fla. Legislature

The state’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee gave unanimous approval to a bill Tuesday that would increase the penalties for human trafficking and smuggling.

CBS4–02/01/2012

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