Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1076
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/11/2019           .                                

       The Committee on Judiciary (Brandes) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Substitute for Amendment (116546) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete line 236
    5  and insert:
    6         Operations Corporation shall certify whether The Department
    7  of Revenue
    8         Between lines 508 and 509
    9  insert:
   10         Section 13. Paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of section
   11  784.046, Florida Statutes, is amended to read
   12         784.046 Action by victim of repeat violence, sexual
   13  violence, or dating violence for protective injunction; dating
   14  violence investigations, notice to victims, and reporting;
   15  pretrial release violations; public records exemption.—
   16         (3)
   17         (b) Notwithstanding any other law, the clerk of the court
   18  may not assess a fee for filing a petition for protection
   19  against repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating violence.
   20  However, subject to legislative appropriation, the clerk of the
   21  court may, each quarter, submit to the Florida Clerks of Court
   22  Operations Corporation Office of the State Courts Administrator
   23  a certified request for reimbursement for petitions for
   24  protection issued by the court under this section at the rate of
   25  $195 $40 per petition. The request for reimbursement shall be
   26  submitted in the form and manner prescribed by the Office of the
   27  State Courts Administrator. Quarterly, the corporation shall
   28  certify the amount of the reimbursement to the Department of
   29  Revenue and request release authority for funds from the Clerks
   30  of the Court Trust Fund within the Department of Revenue. From
   31  this reimbursement, the clerk shall pay the law enforcement
   32  agency serving the injunction the fee requested by the law
   33  enforcement agency; however, this fee may not exceed $20.
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   36  And the title is amended as follows:
   37         Delete lines 36 - 38
   38  and insert:
   39         741.30, 784.046, and 784.0485, F.S.; revising the
   40         reimbursement process for the clerks of the circuit
   41         court for petitions for protection against domestic
   42         violence, petitions for protection against repeat,
   43         sexual, or dating violence, and