Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 406 Ì141578HÎ141578 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Brandes) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Between lines 149 and 150 4 insert: 5 (d)1. Every judgment of guilty or not guilty of a petit 6 theft shall be in writing, signed by the judge, and recorded by 7 the clerk of the circuit court. The judge shall cause to be 8 affixed to every such written judgment of guilty of petit theft, 9 in open court and in the presence of such judge, the 10 fingerprints of the defendant against whom such judgment is 11 rendered. Such fingerprints shall be affixed beneath the judge’s 12 signature to such judgment. Beneath such fingerprints shall be 13 appended a certificate to the following effect: 14 15 “I hereby certify that the above and foregoing fingerprints 16 on this judgment are the fingerprints of the defendant, ...., 17 and that they were placed thereon by said defendant in my 18 presence, in open court, this the .... day of ...., 19 ...(year)....” 20 21 Such certificate shall be signed by the judge, whose signature 22 thereto shall be followed by the word “Judge.” 23 2. Any such written judgment of guilty of a petit theft, or 24 a certified copy thereof, is admissible in evidence in the 25 courts of this state as prima facie evidence that the 26 fingerprints appearing thereon and certified by the judge are 27 the fingerprints of the defendant against whom such judgment of 28 guilty of a petit theft was rendered.