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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 938
COURT COSTS
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F.S. 938.05
938.05 Additional court costs for felonies, misdemeanors, and criminal traffic offenses.
(1) Any person pleading nolo contendere to a misdemeanor or criminal traffic offense under s. 318.14(10)(a) or pleading guilty or nolo contendere to, or being found guilty of, any felony, misdemeanor, or criminal traffic offense under the laws of this state or the violation of any municipal or county ordinance which adopts by reference any misdemeanor under state law, shall pay as a cost in the case, in addition to any other cost required to be imposed by law, a sum in accordance with the following schedule:
(a) Felonies: $225, from which the clerk shall remit $25 to the Department of Revenue for deposit into the General Revenue Fund.
(b) Misdemeanors: $60, from which the clerk shall remit $10 to the Department of Revenue for deposit into the General Revenue Fund.
(c) Criminal traffic offenses: $60, from which the clerk shall remit $10 to the Department of Revenue for deposit into the General Revenue Fund.
(2) Payment of the additional court costs provided for in subsection (1) shall be made part of any plea agreement reached by the prosecuting attorney and defense counsel or the criminal defendant where the plea agreement provides for the defendant to plead guilty or nolo contendere to any felony, misdemeanor, or criminal traffic offense under the laws of this state or any municipal or county ordinance which adopts by reference any misdemeanor under state law.
(3) The clerk of the court shall collect such additional costs for deposit in the fine and forfeiture fund established pursuant to s. 142.01 and shall notify the agency supervising a person upon whom costs have been imposed upon full payment of fees.
History.ss. 2, 3, ch. 85-213; s. 1, ch. 86-154; ss. 2, 3, ch. 88-280; s. 3, ch. 89-129; s. 1, ch. 90-66; s. 7, ch. 97-271; s. 124, ch. 2003-402; s. 43, ch. 2008-111; s. 29, ch. 2019-58.
Note.Former s. 27.3455(1)-(3).