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Has the 65% sentencing been passed? Florida. My son was

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Has the 65% sentencing been passed?

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My son was sentenced for a non violent crime on Nov.30, 2017

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Criminal Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 8 months ago
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Criminal Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

No, Florida law still requires 85% of the sentence to be served.

The 65% proposed bill never passed.

I am sorry. I wish I could tell you otherwise, but I do not want you spinning your wheels on this.

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