§ 941.01 Definition
§ 941.02 Fugitives from justice; duty of Governor
§ 941.03 Form of demand
§ 941.04 Governor may investigate case
§ 941.05 Extradition of persons imprisoned or awaiting trial in another state or who have left the demanding state under compulsion
§ 941.06 Extradition of persons not present in demanding state at time of commission of crime
§ 941.07 Issue of Governor’s warrant of arrest; its recitals
§ 941.08 Manner and place of execution
§ 941.09 Authority of arresting officer
§ 941.10 Rights of accused person; application for writ of habeas corpus
§ 941.11 Penalty for noncompliance with s. 941.10
§ 941.12 Confinement in jail when necessary
§ 941.13 Arrest prior to requisition
§ 941.14 Arrest without a warrant
§ 941.15 Commitment to await requisition; bail
§ 941.16 Bail; in what cases; conditions of bond
§ 941.17 Extension of time of commitment, adjournment
§ 941.18 Forfeiture of bail
§ 941.19 Persons under criminal prosecution in this state at time of requisition
§ 941.20 Guilt or innocence of accused, when inquired into
§ 941.21 Governor may recall warrant or issue alias
§ 941.22 Fugitives from this state; duty of Governor
§ 941.23 Application for issuance of requisition; by whom made; contents
§ 941.24 Costs and expenses
§ 941.25 Immunity from service of process in certain civil actions
§ 941.26 Written waiver of extradition proceedings
§ 941.27 Nonwaiver by this state
§ 941.28 No right of asylum; no immunity from other criminal prosecutions while in this state
§ 941.29 Interpretation
§ 941.30 Short title; ss. 941.01-941.29
§ 941.31 Fresh pursuit; authority of officers of other states; etc
§ 941.32 Fresh pursuit; arrest; etc
§ 941.33 Fresh pursuit; validity of arrest
§ 941.34 Definition of “state.”
§ 941.35 Definition of “fresh pursuit.”
§ 941.37 Short title; ss. 941.31-941.35
§ 941.38 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind
§ 941.39 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; definitions
§ 941.40 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; procedure; limitation of detention; costs
§ 941.41 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; Governor to demand
§ 941.42 Extradition of persons alleged to be of unsound mind; purpose of law

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 941 > Part I - Uniform Interstate Extradition

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Criminal gang: means a formal or informal ongoing organization, association, or group that has as one of its primary activities the commission of criminal or delinquent acts, and that consists of three or more persons who have a common name or common identifying signs, colors, or symbols, including, but not limited to, terrorist organizations and hate groups. See Florida Statutes 874.03
  • Criminal gang-related activity: means :
    (a) An activity committed with the intent to benefit, promote, or further the interests of a criminal gang, or for the purposes of increasing a person's own standing or position within a criminal gang;
    (b) An activity in which the participants are identified as criminal gang members or criminal gang associates acting individually or collectively to further any criminal purpose of a criminal gang;
    (c) An activity that is identified as criminal gang activity by a documented reliable informant; or
    (d) An activity that is identified as criminal gang activity by an informant of previously untested reliability and such identification is corroborated by independent information. See Florida Statutes 874.03
  • Electronic communication: has the meaning provided in…. See Florida Statutes 874.03
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01