Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1678 Ì504816/Î504816 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Judiciary (Stargel) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 932.7061, Florida 6 Statutes, is amended to read: 7 932.7061 Reporting seized property for forfeiture.— 8 (1) Every law enforcement agency shall submit an annual 9 report to the Department of Law Enforcement indicating whether 10 the agency has seized or forfeited property under the Florida 11 Contraband Forfeiture Act. A law enforcement agency receiving or 12 expending forfeited property or proceeds from the sale of 13 forfeited property in accordance with the Florida Contraband 14 Forfeiture Act shall submit a completed annual report by 15 December 1
October 10documenting the receipts and expenditures. 16 The report shall be submitted in an electronic form, maintained 17 by the Department of Law Enforcement in consultation with the 18 Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability, 19 to the entity that has budgetary authority over such agency and 20 to the Department of Law Enforcement. The annual report must, at 21 a minimum, specify the type, approximate value, court case 22 number, type of offense, disposition of property received, and 23 amount of any proceeds received or expended. 24 Section 2. For the purpose of incorporating the amendment 25 made by this act to section 932.7061, Florida Statutes, in a 26 reference thereto, section 932.7062, Florida Statutes, is 27 reenacted to read: 28 932.7062 Penalty for noncompliance with reporting 29 requirements.—A seizing agency that fails to comply with the 30 reporting requirements in s. 932.7061 is subject to a civil fine 31 of $5,000, to be determined by the Chief Financial Officer and 32 payable to the General Revenue Fund. However, such agency is not 33 subject to the fine if, within 60 days after receipt of written 34 notification from the Department of Law Enforcement of 35 noncompliance with the reporting requirements of the Florida 36 Contraband Forfeiture Act, the agency substantially complies 37 with those requirements. The Department of Law Enforcement shall 38 submit any substantial noncompliance to the office of Chief 39 Financial Officer, which shall be responsible for the 40 enforcement of this section. 41 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018. 42 43 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 44 And the title is amended as follows: 45 Delete everything before the enacting clause 46 and insert: 47 A bill to be entitled 48 An act relating to reports concerning seized or 49 forfeited property; amending s. 932.7061, F.S.; 50 revising the deadline for submitting an annual report 51 by law enforcement agencies concerning property seized 52 or forfeited under the Florida Contraband Forfeiture 53 Act; reenacting s. 932.7062, F.S., relating to a 54 penalty for noncompliance with reporting requirements, 55 to incorporate the amendment made to s. 932.7061, 56 F.S., in a reference thereto; providing an effective 57 date.