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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 985
JUVENILE JUSTICE; INTERSTATE COMPACT ON JUVENILES
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F.S. 985.6885
985.6885 Persons authorized to visit juvenile facilities.
(1) The following persons may visit at their pleasure between the hours of 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. all facilities housing juveniles which are operated or overseen by the department or a county:
(a) The Governor.
(b) A Cabinet member.
(c) A member of the Legislature.
(d) A judge of a state court.
(e) A state attorney.
(f) A public defender.
(g) A person authorized by the secretary of the department.
(2) A person specified in subsection (1) may visit a facility subject to this section before 6 a.m. or after 11 p.m. pursuant to rules adopted by the department.
(3) The department may not unreasonably withhold permission to visit a facility subject to this section from a person who gives sufficient evidence that he or she is a bona fide reporter or writer.
(4) The department shall adopt rules to implement this section.
History.s. 1, ch. 2018-47.