Florida Senate - 2010 CS for SB 1624
By the Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations;
and Senator Crist
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to trust funds; creating s. 16.558,
3 F.S.; creating the Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund
4 within the Department of Legal Affairs; providing
5 sources of funds; exempting the trust fund from a
6 service charge; providing for future review and
7 termination or re-creation of the trust fund;
8 providing a contingent effective date.
10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
12 Section 1. Section 16.558, Florida Statutes, is created to
14 16.558 Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund.—
15 (1) The Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund is created
16 within the Department of Legal Affairs. The department may
17 deposit into the trust fund receipts and revenues received as a
18 result of federal criminal, administrative, or civil forfeiture
19 proceedings and receipts and revenues received from federal
20 asset-sharing programs. The trust fund is exempt from the
21 service charge imposed by s. 215.20.
22 (2) In accordance with s. 19(f)(2), Art. III of the State
23 Constitution, the Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund shall,
24 unless terminated sooner, be terminated on July 1, 2014. Before
25 its scheduled termination, the trust fund shall be reviewed as
26 provided in s. 215.3206(1) and (2).
27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010, but
28 this act shall not take effect unless it is enacted by a three
29 fifths vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature.