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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title V
Chapter 34
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F.S. 34.161
34.161 Persons convicted in county court allowed 48 hours to pay fine before being worked.Any person convicted of crime in the county court who shall have a pecuniary fine or sum of money assessed or adjudged against him or her as punishment may, on being taken into custody by the proper officer of the court or prior to such arrest at any time within 48 hours from the time the person is sentenced, pay the said fine and cost or give the bail for the payment of such fine and cost of prosecution, as provided in s. 921.15; and such person convicted in the county court shall not be transferred or turned over to persons working the county prisoners until the expiration of 48 hours from the time such person was sentenced by the court.
History.s. 14, ch. 72-404; s. 198, ch. 95-147.