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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 951
COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL PRISONERS
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F.S. 951.01
951.01 County prisoners may be put to labor.The board of county commissioners of each county may employ all persons in the jail of their respective counties under sentence upon conviction for crime at labor upon the roads, bridges, or other public works of the county where they are so imprisoned, or on other projects for which the governing body of the county could otherwise lawfully expend public funds and which it determines to be necessary for the health, safety, and welfare of the county.
History.s. 1, ch. 2090, 1877; RS 3032; GS 4109; s. 1, ch. 5705, 1907; s. 1, ch. 5963, 1909; RGS 6217; s. 1, ch. 7323, 1917; s. 1, ch. 9203, 1923; CGL 8549; s. 44, ch. 57-121; s. 1, ch. 61-488; s. 18, ch. 61-530; ss. 19, 35, ch. 69-106; ss. 1, 2, ch. 70-441; s. 92, ch. 77-120; s. 111, ch. 79-3; s. 2, ch. 94-149; s. 28, ch. 96-312.