943.0535 Aliens, criminal records.—It shall be the duty of the clerk of court to furnish without charge a certified copy of the complaint, information, or indictment and the judgment and sentence and any other record pertaining to the case of any alien to the United States immigration officer in charge of the territory or district in which the court is located in every case in which an alien is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor or enters a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to any felony or misdemeanor charge. The state attorney shall assist the clerk of the court in determining if a defendant entering a plea or convicted is an alien.
History.—s. 2, ch. 88-248; s. 4, ch. 96-312; s. 11, ch. 99-188; s. 12, ch. 2000-155.