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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: September 19, 2019
Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 843
OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE
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F.S. 843.15 Florida Statutes and Case Law
843.15 Failure of defendant on bail to appear.
(1) Whoever, having been released pursuant to chapter 903, willfully fails to appear before any court or judicial officer as required shall incur a forfeiture of any security which was given or pledged for her or his release and, in addition, shall:
(a) If she or he was released in connection with a charge of felony or while awaiting sentence or pending review by certiorari after conviction of any offense, be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084, or;
(b) If she or he was released in connection with a charge of misdemeanor, be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) Nothing in this section shall interfere with or prevent the exercise by any court of its power to punish for contempt.
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 8468, 1921; CGL 7545, 7546; s. 1, ch. 69-152; s. 1048, ch. 71-136; s. 1345, ch. 97-102.
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Amendments to 843.15


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 843.15
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

843.15 1a - FAILURE TO APPEAR - - F: T
843.15 1b - FAILURE TO APPEAR - - M: F


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S843.15
R or S next to points is Mandatory Revocation or Suspension

Current data shows no reason a civil citation or a suspension or revocation of license should have been issued under Florida Statute 843.15.


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