Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 510 Ì493576OÎ493576 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/03/2020 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Rules (Brandes) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete line 27 4 and insert: 5 Section 2. Effective July 1, 2020, subsection (1) of 6 section 903.286, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 7 903.286 Return of cash bond; requirement to withhold unpaid 8 fines, fees, court costs; cash bond forms.— 9 (1) Notwithstanding s. 903.31(2), the clerk of the court 10 shall withhold from the return of a cash bond posted on behalf 11 of a criminal defendant by a person other than a bail bond agent 12 licensed pursuant to chapter 648 or an entity that is currently 13 a tax-exempt organization under s. 501(c) of the Internal 14 Revenue Code sufficient funds to pay any unpaid costs of 15 prosecution, costs of representation as provided by ss. 27.52 16 and 938.29, court fees, court costs, and criminal penalties. If 17 sufficient funds are not available to pay all unpaid costs of 18 prosecution, costs of representation as provided by ss. 27.52 19 and 938.29, court fees, court costs, and criminal penalties, the 20 clerk of the court shall immediately obtain payment from the 21 defendant or enroll the defendant in a payment plan pursuant to 22 s. 28.246. 23 Section 3. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this 24 act and except for this section, which shall take effect July 1, 25 2020, this act shall take effect October 1, 2020. 26 27 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 28 And the title is amended as follows: 29 Delete lines 2 - 7 30 and insert: 31 An act relating to bail; amending s. 903.133, F.S.; 32 prohibiting a court from granting bail to specified 33 offenders pending review following a conviction for an 34 offense requiring sexual offender or sexual predator 35 registration if the victim was a minor; amending s. 36 903.286, F.S.; providing that certain costs and fees 37 may not be withheld from the return of a cash bond 38 when such bond is posted by specified tax-exempt 39 organizations; providing effective dates.