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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title V
JUDICIAL BRANCH
Chapter 27
STATE ATTORNEYS; PUBLIC DEFENDERS; RELATED OFFICES
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F.S. 27.708
27.708 Access to prisoners; compliance with the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure; records requests.
(1) Each capital collateral regional counsel and his or her assistants may inquire of all persons sentenced to death who are incarcerated and tender them advice and counsel at any reasonable time, but this section does not apply with respect to persons who are represented by other counsel.
(2) The capital collateral regional counsel and contracted private counsel must timely comply with all provisions of the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure governing collateral review of capital cases.
(3) Except as provided in s. 27.7081, the capital collateral regional counsel or contracted private counsel shall not make any public records request on behalf of his or her client.
History.s. 3, ch. 85-332; s. 151, ch. 95-147; s. 8, ch. 97-313; s. 3, ch. 98-198; s. 40, ch. 2005-251.