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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title V
JUDICIAL BRANCH
Chapter 29
COURT SYSTEM FUNDING
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F.S. 29.018
29.018 Cost sharing of due-process services; legislative intent.It is the intent of the Legislature to provide state-funded due-process services to the state courts system, state attorneys, public defenders, criminal conflict and civil regional counsel, and private court-appointed counsel in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. The state courts system, state attorneys, public defenders, criminal conflict and civil regional counsel, and the Justice Administrative Commission on behalf of private court-appointed counsel may enter into contractual agreements to share, on a pro rata basis, the costs associated with court reporting services, court interpreter and translation services, court experts, and all other due-process services funded by the state pursuant to this chapter. These costs shall be budgeted within the funds appropriated to each of the affected users of services.
History.s. 95, ch. 2004-265; s. 20, ch. 2005-236; s. 21, ch. 2007-62.