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Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 316
STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL
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F.S. 316.656
316.656 Mandatory adjudication; prohibition against accepting plea to lesser included offense.
(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 948.01, no court may suspend, defer, or withhold adjudication of guilt or imposition of sentence for any violation of s. 316.193, for manslaughter resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle, or for vehicular homicide.
(2)(a) No trial judge may accept a plea of guilty to a lesser offense from a person charged under the provisions of this act who has been given a breath or blood test to determine blood or breath alcohol content, the results of which show a blood or breath alcohol content by weight of 0.15 percent or more.
(b) No trial judge may accept a plea of guilty to a lesser offense from a person charged with a violation of s. 316.193(3), manslaughter resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle, or vehicular homicide.
History.s. 8, ch. 74-384; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 13, ch. 82-155; s. 10, ch. 83-228; s. 19, ch. 86-296; s. 5, ch. 91-255; s. 6, ch. 2005-119; s. 13, ch. 2008-176.
Note.Former s. 322.281.