2006 Florida Statutes
Cost sharing of due-process services; legislative intent.
29.018 Cost sharing of due-process services; legislative intent.--It is the intent of the Legislature to provide state-funded due-process services to the state courts system, state attorneys, public defenders, and court-appointed counsel in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. The state courts system, state attorneys, public defenders, and the Justice Administrative Commission on behalf of court-appointed counsel may enter into contractual agreements to share, on a pro rata basis, the costs associated with court reporting services, court interpreter and translation services, court experts, and all other due-process services funded by the state pursuant to this chapter. These costs shall be budgeted within the funds appropriated to each of the affected users of services.
History.--s. 95, ch. 2004-265; s. 20, ch. 2005-236.