2018 Florida Statutes
(1) Upon issuing a bond, the bail bond agent shall provide to the principal and, if applicable, to the party rendering collateral or indemnifying the surety an informational notice which shall include:
(a) A statement noting with particularity the restrictions, if any, placed on the principal as a condition of the bond;
(b) A statement of the bail bond agent’s powers relating to the cancellation of the bond and recommitment of the principal; and
(c) The name, address, and telephone number of the department for complaints or inquiries.
(2) Any bail bond agent that surrenders or recommits a defendant must provide the defendant with a statement of surrender on a department-prescribed form. The statement must be signed by the agent and must state the reason for surrender. The statement must be attached to the surrender form with a copy provided to the defendant and a copy maintained by the agent in the defendant’s file.
(3) The department shall prescribe forms to administer this section.
History.—ss. 2, 4, ch. 87-321; ss. 32, 46, 47, ch. 90-131; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 33, ch. 96-372; s. 20, ch. 2000-370; s. 24, ch. 2002-260.