An act relating to sexual predators; amending s. 775.21,
F.S.; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to set
and charge a fee to sexual predators who are financially
able to pay for all or part of the costs of supervision;
authorizing a sheriff to charge a fee to a sexual predator
to help defray the expense of registering the sexual
predator at the sheriff's office; requiring the department
to adopt rules; providing an effective date.
Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
Section 1. Subsections (11) and (12) are added to section
775.21, Florida Statutes, to read:
775.21 The Florida Sexual Predators Act.--
(a) The department shall set a fee to cover the
department's actual costs of supervision, and those sexual
predators who are financially able shall pay all or part of the
(b) The sheriff may charge a fee to a sexual predator to
help defray the actual expense incurred in registering the sexual
predator at the sheriff's office.
(12) RULES.--The department shall adopt rules pursuant to
Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2008.