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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XLVI
Chapter 839
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F.S. 839.21
839.21 Refusal to receive prisoner.Any jailer or other officer, who willfully refuses to receive into the jail or into her or his custody a prisoner lawfully directed to be committed thereto on a criminal charge or conviction, or any lawful process whatever, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.s. 14, ch. 1637, 1868; RS 2579; GS 3499; RGS 5384; CGL 7523; s. 1031, ch. 71-136; s. 1330, ch. 97-102.