September 23, 2020
Print This PagePrint This Page

  *
Session:
Bill #:
Session:
Chamber: View Search Tips
Search Term:
Year: View Search Tips
Search Term:
Amendment
Bill No. 2007
Amendment No. 050457
CHAMBER ACTION
Senate House
.
.
.






1Representative Gelber offered the following:
2
3     Amendment
4     Remove line(s) 1954-2036, and insert:
5courts, public defenders' offices, state attorneys' offices,
6offices of the guardian ad litem program, and court-related
7functions of the office of the clerks of the circuit and county
8courts and all storage. The term also includes access to parking
9for such facilities in connection with such court-related
10functions that may be available free or from a private provider
11or a local government for a fee. The office space provided by a
12county may not be less than the standards for space allotment
13adopted by the Department of Management Services. County funding
14must include physical modifications and improvements to all
15facilities as are required for compliance with the Americans
16with Disabilities Act. Upon mutual agreement of a county and the
17affected entity in this paragraph, the office space provided by
18the county may vary from the standards for space allotment
19adopted by the Department of Management Services. This section
20applies only to facilities that are leased, or on which
21construction commences, after June 30, 2003.
22     1.  As of July 1, 2005, equipment and furnishings shall be
23limited to that appropriate and customary for courtrooms, jury
24facilities, and other public areas in courthouses and any other
25facility occupied by the courts, state attorneys, guardian ad
26litem programs, and public defenders.
27     2.  Equipment and furnishings under this paragraph in
28existence and owned by counties on July 1, 2005, except for that
29in the possession of the clerks, for areas other than
30courtrooms, jury facilities, and other public areas in
31courthouses and any other facility occupied by the courts, state
32attorneys, guardian ad litem programs, and public defenders,
33shall be transferred to the state at no charge.
34     (b)1.  "Construction or lease" includes, but is not limited
35to, all reasonable and necessary costs of the acquisition or
36lease of facilities, equipment, and furnishings for all judicial
37officers, staff, jurors, volunteers of a tenant agency, and the
38public for the circuit and county courts, the public defenders'
39offices, state attorneys' offices, offices of the guardian ad
40litem program, and for performing the court-related functions of
41the offices of the clerks of the circuit and county courts. This
42includes expenses related to financing such facilities and the
43existing and future cost and bonded indebtedness associated with
44placing the facilities in use.
45     2.  As of July 1, 2005, equipment and furnishings shall be
46limited to that appropriate and customary for courtrooms, jury
47facilities, and other public areas in courthouses.
48     3.  Equipment and furnishings under this paragraph in
49existence and owned by counties on July 1, 2005, for areas other
50than courtrooms, jury facilities, and other public areas in
51courthouses, shall be transferred to the state at no charge.
52     (d)  "Utilities" means all electricity services for light,
53heat, and or power; natural or manufactured gas services for
54light, heat, and or power; water and wastewater services and
55systems, stormwater or runoff services and systems, sewer
56services and systems, all costs or fees associated with these
57services and systems, and any costs or fees associated with the
58mitigation of environmental impacts directly related to the
59facility.
60     (f)  "Communications services" are defined as any
61reasonable and necessary transmission, emission, and reception
62of signs, signals, writings, images, and sounds of intelligence
63of any nature by wire, radio, optical, or other electromagnetic
64systems and includes all facilities and equipment owned, leased,
65or used by judges, clerks, public defenders, state attorneys,
66guardian ad litem programs, and all staff of the state courts
67system, state attorneys' offices, public defenders' offices,
68offices of the guardian ad litem program, and clerks of the
69circuit and county courts performing court-related functions.
70Such system or services shall include, but not be limited to:
71     1.  Telephone system infrastructure, including computer
72lines, telephone switching equipment, and maintenance, and
73facsimile, wireless communications, cellular telephones, pagers,
74and video teleconferencing equipment and line charges. Each
75county shall continue to provide access to a local carrier for
76local and long distance service and shall pay toll charges for
77the local and long distance service. Telephone equipment,
78including facsimile and video teleconferencing equipment, owned
79by the counties shall be transferred to the state at no charge,
80effective July 1, 2004.
81     2.  All computer systems and equipment, including computer
82hardware and software, modems, printers, wiring, network
83connections, maintenance, support staff or services including
84any county-funded support staff located in the offices of the
85circuit court, county courts, state attorneys, guardian ad litem
86programs, and public defenders, training, supplies, and line
87charges necessary for an integrated computer system to support
88the operations and management of the state courts system, the
89offices of the public defenders, the offices of the state
90attorneys, offices of the guardian ad litem program, and the
91offices


CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.
Site Map
Session:   Bills ·   Calendars ·   Bound Journals ·   Citator ·   Search ·   Appropriations ·   Redistricting ·   Bill Information Reports
Committee Publications
Historical Information
Statutes:   Introduction ·   View Statutes ·   Search Statutes
Flsenate.gov
Disclaimer: The information on this system is unverified. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted for official purposes.    Copyright © 2000-2020 State of Florida.     Privacy Statement     Contact Us     Get Acrobat Reader