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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

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  • 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

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  • HB 885, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/20/2015 at 10:00 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1080 (c1) Clerks of the Circuit Court Dean Similar Last Action: 5/1/2015 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    Location: In committee/council (ACJ)

    Citations - Statutes (13)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    28.241 Filing fees for trial and appellate proceedings. Page 3 (pdf)
    28.35 Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation. Page 4 (pdf)
    28.37 Fines, fees, service charges, and costs remitted to the state. Page 5 (pdf)
    40.24 Compensation and reimbursement policy. Page 7 (pdf)
    40.26 Meals and lodging for jurors. Page 7 (pdf)
    40.29 Payment of due-process costs. Page 8 (pdf)
    40.31 Justice Administrative Commission may apportion appropriation. Page 9 (pdf)
    40.32 Clerks to disburse money; payments to jurors and witnesses. Page 10 (pdf)
    40.33 Deficiency. Page 11 (pdf)
    40.34 Clerks to make triplicate payroll. Page 12 (pdf)
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 13 (pdf)
    318.21 Disposition of civil penalties by county courts. Page 15 (pdf)
    775.083 Fines. Page 16 (pdf)

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