Section 901.11, Florida Statutes 2003
901.11 Effect of not answering summons.--Failure to appear as commanded by a summons without good cause is an indirect criminal contempt of court and may be punished by a fine of not more than $100. When a person fails to appear as commanded by a summons, the magistrate shall issue a warrant. If the magistrate acquires reason to believe that the person summoned will not appear as commanded after issuing a summons, the magistrate may issue a warrant.
History.--s. 11, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(11); s. 6, ch. 70-339; s. 1456, ch. 97-102.