Sweeping changes moving quickly through the legislature designed to keep sexual predators like these two men ..Donald Smith and Jarred Harrell ..locked up. A local mom .. is championing the cause. 3 The monster .. to Diena Thompson .. is Jarred Harrell, the man who murdered her 7- year-old daughter, Somer Thompson. Now the legislation she is pushing .. is about to pass the house and be sent to Governor Scott. The legislation includes four bills that are supposed to keep sexually violent predators in prison longer, and close loopholes in current laws. The state is responding to the crimes against Somer and 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle. Channel 4's Tarik Minor has been following the progress of the bills and joins us now live from the Duval County jail. Tarik, assuming the house passes the legislation tonight ..how long will be before the Governor signs it? 3 3 3 LIVE - The governor could make the laws official with his signature, in as early as a few weeks, or he could choose after the legislative session.That day can't come soon enough for Somer Thompson's mother Diena, who plans to be right there as the Governor makes history. 3 00-1032-40PKG - 16:42:33"One of the things I said at the beginning about this, is that if I could have anything out of this, I would have somer ' s story would essentially go down in history.Diena Thompson has turned her pain, into progress - in the fight against sexual predators, like the one that killed her daughter. Police say 26 year old Jarred Harrell abducted and killed 7 year old Somer while whe walking home from school. 4 year later, her mom's looking forward to standing next to the Governor, as he signs new bills into law. She says failure wasn't an option.16:44:17"to me if I gave up, and didn't keep going to me the monster won, and I am way too stubborn, I wanted people with the likes of them to know I wasn't going away and I wasn't going to shut up anytime soon."Lawmakers heard Thompson ' s call for stricter laws. They were also pushed into action, following Cherish Periwinkle 's death. Police say the 8 year old was abducted from a Walmart by Donald Smith, who had a long history of sexual crimes. 02:40"we have to do everything we can to give law enforcment the tools to protect the public against these monsters."Senator Rob Bradley authored one of the new laws, which restricts offenders from earning reduced jail sentences for good behavior. The other laws force sexual predators to disclose more personal information, and they close the loopholes that would help them avoid civil commitment after serving their jail time. 03:05'it sends a clear message to the monsters out there and the victims that this behaviour is intolerable." 16:41:52"it means people are finally starting to listen and it doesn't just stop here changing the laws, we need to educate our kids and we need educate our parents. " 3 Tarik, has there been any opposition at all to these bills? For a closer look at this set of sexual predator bills... or to check out ANY of the bills making headway in the Florida legislature... head to news4jax-dot-com. We've created an entire section dedicated to Florida politics. It includes a list of issues lawmakers are facing this week ... as well as what bills moved forward today. Look for the section under the politics tab.