Section 775.08401, Florida Statutes 2009
775.08401 Habitual offenders and habitual violent felony offenders; violent career criminals; eligibility criteria.--
(1) The state attorney in each judicial circuit shall adopt uniform criteria to be used when deciding to pursue:
(a) Habitual felony offender or habitual violent felony offender sanctions; or
(b) With respect to an offense committed on or after October 1, 1995, violent career criminal sanctions.
The criteria for each circuit shall be kept on file by the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, Inc.
(2) The criteria shall be designed to ensure fair and impartial application of s. 775.084.
(3) A deviation from this criteria must be explained in writing, signed by the state attorney, and placed in the case file maintained by the state attorney.
(4) A deviation from the adopted criteria is not subject to appellate review.
History.--s. 3, ch. 93-406; s. 3, ch. 95-182; s. 3, ch. 2002-70.