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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 938
COURT COSTS
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F.S. 938.17
938.17 County delinquency prevention; juvenile assessment centers and school board suspension programs.
(1) Prior to the use of costs received pursuant to s. 939.185, the sheriff’s office of the county must be a partner in a written agreement with the Department of Juvenile Justice to participate in a juvenile assessment center or with the district school board to participate in a suspension program.
(2) Assessments collected by clerks of the circuit courts comprised of more than one county shall remit the funds collected pursuant to s. 939.185 to the county in which the offense at issue was committed for deposit and disbursement.
(3) Any other funds the sheriff’s office obtains for the implementation or operation of an assessment center or suspension program may be deposited into the designated account for disbursement to the sheriff as needed.
(4) A sheriff’s office that receives proceeds pursuant to s. 939.185 shall account for all funds annually by August 1 in a written report to the juvenile justice circuit advisory board if funds are used for assessment centers, and to the district school board if funds are used for suspension programs.
History.s. 1, ch. 96-382; s. 15, ch. 97-271; s. 1, ch. 98-207; s. 55, ch. 98-280; s. 11, ch. 2000-135; s. 85, ch. 2004-265; s. 3, ch. 2013-118.
Note.Former s. 775.0833.