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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 903
BAIL
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F.S. 903.045
903.045 Nature of criminal surety bail bonds.It is the public policy of this state and the intent of the Legislature that a criminal surety bail bond, executed by a bail bond agent licensed pursuant to chapter 648 in connection with the pretrial or appellate release of a criminal defendant, shall be construed as a commitment by and an obligation upon the bail bond agent to ensure that the defendant appears at all criminal proceedings for which the surety bond is posted.
History.s. 40, ch. 82-175; s. 1475, ch. 97-102; s. 1, ch. 2017-168.