Important Links

Our Change.org petition which calls for retroactive repeal of the PRR: Petition · State Of Florida Repeal The Mandatory Minimum Prison Releasee Reoffender Law! · Change.org

1999 Amendment to the PRR, House Bill 121, a.k.a. Three-Strike Violent Felony Offender Act: C:DATAACROBATBILLSTEXT_H0121__ (myfloridahouse.gov)

2001 Amendment to the PRR, Senate Bill 676: C:DATAACROBATBILLSTEXT_S0676__ (myfloridahouse.gov)

2002 Amendment to the PRR, House Bill 1399: _h1399__.html (myfloridahouse.gov)

2019 Amendment to the PRR, House Bill 7125, a.k.a. the Florida First Step Act; starts on page 80: _h7125er.docx (myfloridahouse.gov)

Alphabetical list of all Senators and Representatives: Clicking on the name will open a window with that person’s contact info, etc.: https://public.lobbytools.com/

Resources from the Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform: Resources (betterjusticefl.com)

Florida Department of Corrections Public Records Center: Support Home Page (govqa.us)

FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums: Homepage | FAMM

The Marshall Project: The Marshall Project

The Sentencing Project: The Sentencing Project

OPPAGA (The Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability): Provides data to the Florida Legislature; https://oppaga.fl.gov

Florida Policy Institute’s Criminal Justice Reports: Florida Policy Institute


Federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) page for Florida which provides links to victims’ services around the State: Florida | State Support | Office for Victims of Crime (ojp.gov)


Florida Department of Correction’s Re-Entry Resource Directory where you can search for services by category, county, city, circuit and/or zip code: Resource Directory (state.fl.us)


Recommended Reading:

Building the Prison State (heatherschoenfeld.com)

My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption by Ian Manuel, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics by Marie Gottschalk, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America / Edition 1 by Marie Gottschalk | 9780521682916 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences by Marc Mauer, Ashley Nellis, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-and How to Achieve Real Reform by John Pfaff, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)


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