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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 924
CRIMINAL APPEALS AND COLLATERAL REVIEW
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F.S. 924.055
924.055 Postconviction review in capital cases; legislative findings and intent.It is the intent of the Legislature to reduce delays in capital cases and to ensure that all appeals and postconviction actions in capital cases are resolved as soon as possible after the date a sentence of death is imposed in the circuit court. A person sentenced to death or that person’s capital postconviction counsel must file any postconviction legal action in compliance with the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure.
History.s. 8, ch. 96-290; s. 5, ch. 2000-3; s. 13, ch. 2013-216.