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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 902
PRELIMINARY HEARINGS
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F.S. 902.15
902.15 Undertaking by witness.When a defendant is held to answer on a charge for a crime punishable by death or life imprisonment, the trial court judge at the preliminary hearing may require each material witness to enter into a written recognizance to appear at the trial or forfeit a sum fixed by the trial court judge. Additional security may be required in the discretion of the trial court judge.
History.ss. 39, 40, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(39), (40); s. 16, ch. 70-339; s. 26, ch. 2004-11.
Note.Former s. 902.16.