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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 941
CORRECTIONS: INTERSTATE COOPERATION
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F.S. 941.32
941.32 Fresh pursuit; arrest; etc.If an arrest is made in this state by an officer of another state in accordance with the provisions of s. 941.31, the officer shall without unnecessary delay take the person so arrested before a county court judge or other judicial officer having jurisdiction of commitment, of the county in which the arrest was made, who shall conduct a hearing for the purpose of determining the lawfulness of the arrest. If the committing judicial officer determines that the arrest was lawful, she or he shall commit the person arrested to await for a reasonable time the issuance of an extradition warrant by the Governor of this state, or admit the person to bail for such purpose. If the committing judicial officer determines that the arrest was unlawful, she or he shall discharge the person arrested.
History.s. 2, ch. 20461, 1941; s. 44, ch. 73-334; s. 1619, ch. 97-102.