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Title XLVII CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 948 PROBATION AND COMMUNITY CONTROL
SECTION 064Notification of status as a violent felony offender of special concern.
948.064 Notification of status as a violent felony offender of special concern.—
(1) To facilitate the information available to the court at first appearance hearings and at all subsequent hearings for “violent felony offenders of special concern,” as defined in s. 948.06, the Department of Corrections shall, no later than October 1, 2007, develop a system for identifying the offenders in the department’s database and post on the Department of Law Enforcement’s Criminal Justice Intranet a listing of all “violent felony offenders of special concern” who are under community supervision.
(2) The county where the arrested person is booked shall provide the following information to the court at the time of the first appearance:
(a) State and national criminal history information;
(b) All criminal justice information available in the Florida Crime Information Center and the National Crime Information Center; and
(c) Notice that the arrested person meets the requirement for restrictions on pretrial release pending the probation-violation hearing or community-control-violation hearing in s. 903.0351(1)(b).
(3) The courts shall assist the department’s dissemination of critical information by creating and maintaining an automated system to provide the information as specified in this section to the court with the jurisdiction to conduct the hearings.
(4) The state attorney, or the statewide prosecutor if applicable, shall advise the court at each critical stage in the judicial process, at which the state attorney or statewide prosecutor is represented, whether an alleged or convicted offender is a violent felony offender of special concern; a person who is on felony probation or community control for any offense committed on or after the effective date of this act and who is arrested for a qualifying offense; or a person who is on felony probation or community control and has previously been found by a court to be a habitual violent felony offender as defined in s. 775.084(1)(b), a three-time violent felony offender as defined in s. 775.084(1)(c), or a sexual predator under s. 775.21, and who is arrested for committing a qualifying offense on or after the effective date of this act.
History.—s. 4, ch. 2007-2; s. 58, ch. 2016-24.