Four bills created to strengthen existing laws for sex offenders and sexual predators are headed to the U- S Senate floor tonight One of the bills is authored by Senator Rob Bradley, who represents Bradford and Clay Counties. Channel 4's Tarik Minor spoke with the senator, and the mother of Somer Thompson ... who's expected to address legislators in the coming weeks. 3 00-1015-25LIVE - Diena Thompson continues to take the pain of her 7 year old daughters death and refocus it into something that will help other families avoid what she's been through. Lawmakers are discussing ways to strengthen the existing laws for sex offenders, It's one of the 1st issues they'll take up in the session.Just days after her daughter - 7 year old Somer Thompsons was murdered and found in a landfill - Diena Thompson made a pledge to sex offenders on national TV.05:11 - Anchor "to the person or persons responsible for this horrific crime, what do you say to them? We're coming for you."Four years later, with talk of tougher laws for sex offenders in Florida. Thompson is seeing her efforts pay off. 06:56:45"it's surreal a lot of times, I can't believe that people that are that high up in our government, know our story, and they are actually now taking a hard look at it, and saying, this is definitely something we are looking at."Thompson is talking about 4 bills headed to senate floor, that will increase the penalties for sex offenders, and make it easier for police to monitor them if they are released. The proposals would require the court to order community supervision after from release, and increase the jail sentences for adult on minor offenses.11:20:32"when you see four bills being filed at the same time, it shows we are serious about the issue and we are taking a comprehensive, bipartisan approach to the issue."Senator Rob Bradley says the deaths of Somer Thompson and 8 YEAR OLD Cherish Periwinkle are personal and painful to Northeast Florida families.. Perriwinkles accused killer Donald Smith has a sex crimes wrap sheet that dates back to 1977. The new law would make it tougher for offenders like him to slip through the cracks. .11:18:07"we want florida to be scorched earth when it comes to these monsters."As for Thompson - she's preparing to address legislators in Tallahassee, so what happens to her daughter Somer, won't happen to anyone else.06:56:17"i don't want to let anyone else down, I feel like I let my own self down, I just I want to be there for the people." 3 There continues to be progress on these proposals. Just a few minutes ago, one of the bills that would impose tougher restrictions on sex offenders -- cleared the Senate Criminal Justice committee by a Unanimous vote.