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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 916
MENTALLY ILL AND INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED DEFENDANTS
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F.S. 916.14
916.14 Statute of limitations; former jeopardy.The statute of limitations shall not be applicable to criminal charges dismissed because of the incompetency of the defendant to proceed. If a defendant is declared incompetent to proceed during trial and afterwards is declared competent to proceed, the defendant’s other, uncompleted trial shall not constitute former jeopardy.
History.s. 1, ch. 80-75; s. 1531, ch. 97-102; s. 17, ch. 98-92.