SB 1968 — Criminal Justice
by Budget Committee
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Prepared by: Budget Committee (BC)
The bill makes the following changes:
- Requires the courts to assess individuals convicted of a crime a $100 fee for any crime lab services provided.
- Requires all fines collected will continue to be deposited into FDLE’s Operating Trust Fund and used to reimburse local county-operated crime laboratories.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect October 1, 2012.
Vote: Senate 40-0; House 116-0