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The 2009 Florida Statutes

Chapter 947
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Section 947.005, Florida Statutes 2009

947.005  Definitions.--As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  "Commission" means the Parole Commission.

(2)  "Department" means the Department of Corrections.

(3)  "Secretary" means the Secretary of Corrections.

(4)  "Presumptive parole release date" means the tentative parole release date as determined by objective parole guidelines.

(5)  "Effective parole release date" means the actual parole release date as determined by the presumptive parole release date, satisfactory institutional conduct, and an acceptable parole plan.

(6)  "Tentative release date" means the date projected for the prisoner's release from custody by virtue of gain-time granted or forfeited pursuant to s. 944.275(3)(a).

(7)  "Provisional release date" means the date projected for the prisoner's release from custody as determined pursuant to 1s. 944.277.

(8)  "Authority" means the Control Release Authority.

(9)  "Qualified practitioner" means a psychiatrist licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459, a psychologist licensed under chapter 490, or a social worker, a mental health counselor, or a marriage and family therapist licensed under chapter 491 who practices in accordance with his or her respective practice act.

(10)  "Risk assessment" means an assessment completed by an independent qualified practitioner to evaluate the level of risk associated when a sex offender has contact with a child.

(11)  "Safety plan" means a written document prepared by the qualified practitioner, in collaboration with the sex offender, the child's parent or legal guardian, and, when appropriate, the child, which establishes clear roles and responsibilities for each individual involved in any contact between the child and the sex offender.

History.--s. 3, ch. 78-417; s. 101, ch. 79-3; s. 2, ch. 81-322; s. 34, ch. 83-131; ss. 24, 37, ch. 86-183; ss. 14, 66, 67, ch. 88-122; s. 1, ch. 89-526; ss. 11, 17, ch. 89-531; s. 20, ch. 90-337; s. 1, ch. 93-2; s. 1, ch. 2005-67; s. 7, ch. 2007-200; s. 8, ch. 2007-209.

1Note.--Repealed by s. 32, ch. 93-406.

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