(1)(a) There is created the Law Enforcement Trust Fund into which the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles may deposit revenues received as a result of criminal proceedings or forfeiture proceedings, other than revenues deposited into the department’s Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund under paragraph (b).
Terms Used In Florida Statutes 932.705
- Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
(b)1. There is created the Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund into which the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles may deposit receipts and revenues received as a result of federal criminal, administrative, or civil forfeiture proceedings and receipts and revenues received from federal asset-sharing programs. The trust fund is exempt from the service charges imposed by s. 215.20.
(2) Each trust fund listed in subsection (1) which is subject to termination pursuant to the provisions of s. 19(f)(2), Art. III of the State Constitution shall be reviewed prior to its scheduled termination as provided in s. 215.3206(1) and (2).