2010 Florida Statutes
Legislative recommendations to Supreme Court; postconviction proceedings; pro bono service credit.
Legislative recommendations to Supreme Court; postconviction proceedings; pro bono service credit.—
In the interest of promoting justice and integrity with respect to capital collateral representation, the Legislature recommends that the Supreme Court:
Adopt by rule the provisions of s. 924.055, which limit the time for postconviction proceedings in capital cases.
Award pro bono service credit for time spent by an attorney in providing legal representation to an individual sentenced to death in this state, regardless of whether the attorney receives compensation for such representation.
s. 12, ch. 97-313.