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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Chapter 903
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F.S. 903.31
903.31 Canceling the bond.
(1) Within 10 business days after the conditions of a bond have been satisfied or the forfeiture discharged or remitted, the court shall order the bond canceled and, if the surety has attached a certificate of cancellation to the original bond, the clerk of the court shall furnish an executed certificate of cancellation to the surety without cost. An adjudication of guilt or innocence, an acquittal, or a withholding of an adjudication of guilt shall satisfy the conditions of the bond. The original appearance bond shall expire 36 months after such bond has been posted for the release of the defendant from custody. This subsection does not apply to cases in which a bond has been declared forfeited.
(2) The original appearance bond does not guarantee deferred sentences, appearance during or after a presentence investigation, appearance during or after appeals, conduct during or appearance after admission to a pretrial intervention program, payment of fines, or attendance at educational or rehabilitation facilities the court otherwise provides in the judgment. If the original appearance bond has been forfeited or revoked, the bond shall not be reinstated without approval from the surety on the original bond.
(3) In any case where no formal charges have been brought against the defendant within 365 days after arrest, the court shall order the bond canceled unless good cause is shown by the state.
History.s. 74, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(74); s. 2, ch. 59-192; s. 36, ch. 70-339; s. 1, ch. 80-230; s. 12, ch. 86-151; s. 89, ch. 89-360; s. 7, ch. 99-303; s. 4, ch. 2000-229; s. 4, ch. 2006-279.
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