Section 40.35, Florida Statutes 2001
40.35 Accounting and payment to the State Courts Administrator.--
(1) The clerk of the court shall, within 2 weeks after the last day of the quarterly fiscal period, render to the State Courts Administrator a full statement of accounts for moneys received and disbursed under the provisions of this chapter and refund to the State Courts Administrator any balance in the clerk's hands. If upon audit the State Courts Administrator shall determine a balance due the clerk of the court, the State Courts Administrator shall submit a request for payment to the Comptroller.
(2) If a clerk of the court fails to account for and pay over promptly the balance of all moneys paid him or her, the sureties, if any, on a clerk's official bond are liable and responsible for same; and the State Courts Administrator shall report to the Governor and the Comptroller any failure on the part of the clerk of the court to report and faithfully account for any such moneys.
History.--s. 8, ch. 3108, 1879; RS 1170; GS 1597; s. 7, ch. 7262, 1917; RGS 2799; CGL 4485; s. 7, ch. 22858, 1945; s. 18, ch. 79-235; s. 258, ch. 95-147; s. 22, ch. 95-312; s. 15, ch. 98-34.