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2010 Florida Statutes

F.S. 985.45

Liability and remuneration for work.


Whenever a child is required by the court to participate in any work program under this part or whenever a child volunteers to work in a specified state, county, municipal, or community service organization supervised work program or to work for the victim, either as an alternative to monetary restitution or as a part of the rehabilitative or probation program, the child is an employee of the state for the purposes of liability.


In determining the child’s average weekly wage unless otherwise determined by a specific funding program, all remuneration received from the employer is a gratuity, and the child is not entitled to any benefits otherwise payable under s. 440.15, regardless of whether the child may be receiving wages and remuneration from other employment with another employer and regardless of the child’s future wage-earning capacity.


s. 39, ch. 97-238; s. 31, ch. 2000-135; s. 52, ch. 2006-120.


Former s. 985.231(1)(g).