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Chapter 958
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F.S. 958.07
958.07 Presentence report; access by defendant.The defendant is entitled to an opportunity to present to the court facts which would materially affect the decision of the court to adjudicate the defendant a youthful offender. The defendant, his or her attorney, and the state shall be entitled to inspect all factual material contained in the comprehensive presentence report or diagnostic reports prepared or received by the department. The victim, the victim’s parent or guardian if the victim is a minor, the lawful representative of the victim or of the victim’s parent or guardian if the victim is a minor, or the victim’s next of kin in the case of a homicide may review the presentence investigation report as provided in s. 960.001(1)(g)2. The court may withhold from disclosure to the defendant and his or her attorney sources of information which have been obtained through a promise of confidentiality. In all cases in which parts of the report are not disclosed, the court shall state for the record the reasons for its action and shall inform the defendant and his or her attorney that information has not been disclosed.
History.s. 8, ch. 78-84; s. 102, ch. 94-209; s. 1704, ch. 97-102; s. 2, ch. 2001-209.