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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXVIII
NATURAL RESOURCES; CONSERVATION, RECLAMATION, AND USE
Chapter 379
FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
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F.S. 379.333
379.333 Arrest by officers of the commission; recognizance; cash bond; citation.
(1) In all cases of arrest by officers of the commission, the person arrested shall be delivered forthwith by such officer to the sheriff of the county, or the officer shall obtain from such person arrested a recognizance or, if deemed necessary, a cash bond or other sufficient security conditioned for her or his appearance before the proper tribunal of such county to answer the charge for which the person has been arrested.
(2) All officers of the commission shall deliver all bonds accepted and approved by them to the sheriff of the county in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
(3) Any person so arrested and released on her or his own recognizance by an officer and who shall fail to appear or respond to the proper citation to appear, shall, in addition to the charge relating to wildlife or freshwater fish, be charged with that offense of failing to respond to such citation and, upon conviction, be punished as for a misdemeanor. A written warning to this effect shall be given at the time of arrest of such person.
History.s. 1, ch. 65-229; ss. 25, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 246, ch. 94-356; s. 1003, ch. 95-148; s. 153, ch. 99-245; s. 118, ch. 2008-247; s. 23, ch. 2012-88; s. 81, ch. 2014-17.
Note.Former s. 372.701.