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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 648
BAIL BOND AGENTS
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F.S. 648.24
648.24 Declaration of public policy.It is the public policy of this state and the intent of the Legislature that a bond for which fees or premiums are charged must be executed by a bail bond agent licensed pursuant to this chapter in connection with the pretrial or appellate release of a criminal defendant and shall be construed as a commitment by and obligation upon the bail bond agent to ensure that the defendant appears at all subsequent criminal proceedings.
History.s. 1, ch. 2002-260.