Rep. Mike Gottlieb

Making death threats against justices and judicial assistants — and their family members — would be a first-degree misdemeanor under a measure moving through the Florida Legislature.

The Justice Appropriations Subcommittee voted 15-0 on April 11 to approve HB 67 by Rep. Mike Gottlieb, D-Plantation. A companion, SB 174 by Sen. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton, cleared the Senate Criminal Justice Committee 6-0 on April 4.

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