Florida Senate - 2008 (Reformatted) SB 538

By Senator Baker

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A bill to be entitled

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An act relating to sexual predators; amending s. 775.21,

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F.S.; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to set

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and charge a fee to sexual predators who are financially

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able to pay for all or part of the costs of supervision;

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authorizing a sheriff to charge a fee to a sexual predator

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to help defray the expense of registering the sexual

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predator at the sheriff's office; requiring the department

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to adopt rules; providing an effective date.

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Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

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     Section 1.  Subsections (11) and (12) are added to section

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775.21, Florida Statutes, to read:

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     775.21  The Florida Sexual Predators Act.--

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     (11) EXPENSES.--

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     (a) The department shall set a fee to cover the

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department's actual costs of supervision, and those sexual

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predators who are financially able shall pay all or part of the

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costs of supervision.

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     (b) The sheriff may charge a fee to a sexual predator to

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help defray the actual expense incurred in registering the sexual

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predator at the sheriff's office.

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     (12) RULES.--The department shall adopt rules pursuant to

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ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54 to administer this section.

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     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2008.

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