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Proposed Amendment to Criminal Procedure Rule 3.191 (Speedy Trial)

The Criminal Procedure Rules Committee invites comments on the proposed rule amendment anticipated to be included in a report to the Court. The report is in response to the court’s request in response to the Davis v. State, 286 So. 3d 170 (Fla. 2019). Interested persons have until June 30, 2020, to submit any comments, electronically, to Jane McNeill, chair of the Criminal Procedure Rules Committee, and to the Bar staff liaison Mikalla Davis.

Rule 3.191 (Speedy Trial) As to subdivision (a) 29-0-0

As to subdivision (d)16-3-0

In the third sentence of subdivision (a), replaces “taken into custody” with “arrested” for consistency to changes in subdivision (d).

Rewrites subdivision (d) to comply with Davis v. State, 286 So. 3d 170 (Fla. 2019).

Please note: The Court is considering modifications to Rule 3.191 (Speedy Trial) in Case SC19-1592.

Full Text of the Proposal

RULE 3.191 5-11-20