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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 0017
Credit upon recommitment of offender serving split sentence.
F.S. 921.0017
921.0017 Credit upon recommitment of offender serving split sentence.Effective for offenses committed on or after January 1, 1994, if an offender’s probation or community control is revoked and the offender is serving a split sentence pursuant to s. 948.012, upon recommitment to the Department of Corrections, the court shall order credit for time served in state prison or county jail only, without considering any type of gain-time earned before release to supervision, or any type of sentence reduction granted to avoid prison overcrowding, including, but not limited to, any sentence reduction resulting from administrative gain-time, provisional credits, or control release. The court shall determine the amount of jail-time credit to be awarded for time served between the date of arrest as a violator and the date of recommitment, and shall direct the Department of Corrections to compute and apply credit for all other time served previously on the prior sentence for the offense for which the offender is being recommitted. This section does not affect or limit the department’s authority to forfeit gain-time under ss. 944.28(1) and 948.06(7).
History.s. 14, ch. 93-406; s. 13, ch. 97-78; s. 15, ch. 97-299; s. 35, ch. 2004-373.