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2012 Florida Statutes

SECTION 405
Court-appointed counsel; Justice Administrative Commission tracking and reporting.
F.S. 27.405
27.405 Court-appointed counsel; Justice Administrative Commission tracking and reporting.
(1) The Justice Administrative Commission shall separately track expenditures and performance measures for private court-appointed counsel for each of the categories of criminal or civil cases in which private counsel may be appointed.
(2) The commission shall prepare and issue on a quarterly basis a statewide report comparing actual year-to-date expenditures to budget amounts for each of the judicial circuits. The commission shall prepare and issue on an annual basis a statewide report comparing performance measures for each of the judicial circuits. The commission shall distribute copies of the quarterly and annual reports to the Governor, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(3) From October 1, 2005, through September 30, 2007, the commission shall also track and issue a report on the race, gender, and national origin of private court-appointed counsel for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.
History.s. 2, ch. 2007-62.