SB 28 -  Relief of Clifford Williams by the State of Florida

by Gibson (CO-SPONSORS) Bradley
Providing for the relief of Clifford Williams; providing an appropriation to compensate him for being wrongfully incarcerated for 43 years; directing the Chief Financial Officer to draw a warrant payable to an irrevocable trust for the benefit of Clifford Williams; providing that the act does not waive certain defenses or increase the state’s limits of liability; providing that certain benefits are vacated upon specified findings, etc.
Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Event: 05/26/20 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:03 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Special Master on Claim Bills
    •    Action date: 01/23/20
    • Report Submitted (final action)  
  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 01/28/20 4:00 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 0
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    • On agenda for: 02/18/20 1:30 PM
    • Recommendation: Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 8   Nays 0
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 02/20/20 9:00 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 20   Nays 0

Related Bills

Bill Text

Staff Analysis

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 03/03/2020 10:26 AM   Yeas: 40 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 7] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 03/10/2020 10:57 AM   Yeas: 116 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 643] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 05/26/2020 - 10:03 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/10/2020 - 12:08 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Ordered enrolled -SJ 659 Time: 03/10/2020 - 12:06 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 0 Time: 03/10/2020 - 10:57 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/10/2020 - 10:50 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/09/2020 - 10:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/09/2020 - 9:32 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/09/2020 - 9:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/06/2020 - 9:54 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/9/2020) Time: 03/06/2020 - 7:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 03/06/2020 - 7:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 03/03/2020 - 12:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 371 Time: 03/03/2020 - 10:26 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Amendment(s) adopted (819976) -SJ 371 Time: 03/03/2020 - 10:22 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 371 Time: 03/03/2020 - 10:19 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 02/26/2020 - 4:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 341 Time: 02/26/2020 - 4:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20 -SJ 346 Time: 02/20/2020 - 5:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 02/20/2020 - 5:11 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 346 Time: 02/20/2020 - 3:23 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/20/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/19/2020 - 6:40 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 02/19/2020 - 10:54 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: __
Event: S Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 326 Time: 02/18/2020 - 4:03 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/18/20, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building Time: 02/13/2020 - 5:43 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: __
Event: S Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Time: 01/29/2020 - 7:41 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 213 Time: 01/28/2020 - 6:41 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building Time: 01/23/2020 - 3:34 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Now in Judiciary Time: 01/23/2020 - 12:01 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Report Submitted by Special Master on Claim Bills -SJ 191 Time: 01/23/2020 - 11:57 AM Member: Committee: Special Master on Claim Bills Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 7 Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 7 Time: 08/16/2019 - 10:11 AM Member: Committee: Special Master on Claim Bills Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 08/01/2019 - 5:11 PM Member: Committee: Version: __