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HB 885: Clerks of the Court

GENERAL BILL by Spano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson ; Hill

Clerks of the Court; Provides for specified fees & fines to be deposited into clerks' fine & forfeiture fund instead of General Revenue; revises list of court-related functions that clerks of circuit court may fund from fees, charges, costs, & fines; provides annual transfer of specified funds to Clerks of Court Trust Fund rather than to General Revenue Fund; provides for state responsibility for jury-related costs; provides for reimbursement to clerks of court for jury-related costs; provides for apportionment of reimbursement for jury-related costs; specifies authorized budget for clerks of circuit court for 2015-2016 county fiscal year; authorizes Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation to determine budget amounts for individual clerks for that period.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2015 House • Filed
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 73
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 73
4/28/2015 House • Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee