§ 951.01 County prisoners may be put to labor
§ 951.03 County commissioners to provide food, etc
§ 951.032 Financial responsibility for medical expenses
§ 951.033 Income and assets; payment of subsistence costs
§ 951.04 Furnishing of transportation to discharged prisoners
§ 951.05 Working county prisoners on roads and bridges or other public works of the county; hiring out to another county
§ 951.06 Employment of correctional officers; duties; salary
§ 951.061 Designation of sheriff as chief correctional officer; duties
§ 951.062 Contractual arrangements for operation and maintenance of county detention facilities
§ 951.0623 Application of ch. 86-183; agreement or contract as of July 1, 1986
§ 951.063 Privately operated county correctional facilities
§ 951.08 Prisoner workday
§ 951.10 Leasing prisoners to work for private interests prohibited
§ 951.11 Turning prisoners over to board of bond trustees, etc
§ 951.12 Working prisoners on public roads and exchange of prisoners between counties
§ 951.13 Transferring from one county to another
§ 951.14 Failure of person to discharge his or her duty; penalty
§ 951.15 Credit on fines and costs
§ 951.16 Prisoners entitled to receive credit on fine based on imprisonment
§ 951.175 Provision of programs for women
§ 951.176 Provision of education
§ 951.19 Interference with county prisoners
§ 951.21 Gain-time for good conduct for county prisoners
§ 951.22 County detention facilities; contraband articles
§ 951.221 Sexual misconduct between detention facility employees and inmates; penalties
§ 951.23 County and municipal detention facilities; definitions; administration; standards and requirements
§ 951.231 County residential probation program
§ 951.24 Extend the limits of confinement for county prisoners
§ 951.25 Sale of goods and services produced by county prisoners
§ 951.26 Public safety coordinating councils
§ 951.27 Blood tests of inmates
§ 951.28 Transmitting prisoner information to reduce public assistance fraud
§ 951.29 Procedure for requesting restoration of civil rights or restoration of voting rights of county prisoners convicted of felonies

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 951 - County and Municipal Prisoners

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  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
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  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • 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