Bill Text: FL S1764 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Fees/Foreign Language Court Reporter/Fingerprint Processing

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Failed) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations [S1764 Detail]

Download: Florida-2019-S1764-Introduced.html
       Florida Senate - 2019                                    SB 1764
       
       
        
       By Senator Baxley
       
       
       
       
       
       12-00990B-19                                          20191764__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to fees; amending ss. 25.386 and
    3         44.106, F.S.; requiring applicants for certification
    4         as a foreign language court reporter or a mediator,
    5         respectively, to pay fees relating to fingerprint
    6         processing; specifying the cost for fingerprint
    7         processing; providing a contingent effective date.
    8          
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10  
   11         Section 1. Subsection (2) of section 25.386, Florida
   12  Statutes, as amended by SB 656, 2019 Regular Session, is amended
   13  to read:
   14         25.386 Foreign language court interpreters.—
   15         (2) An applicant for certification as a foreign language
   16  court interpreter shall undergo security background
   17  investigations, which include, but need not be limited to, the
   18  submission of a full set of fingerprints to the Department of
   19  Law Enforcement or to a vendor, entity, or agency authorized
   20  under s. 943.053(13). The vendor, entity, or agency shall
   21  forward the fingerprints to the Department of Law Enforcement
   22  for state processing and the Department of Law Enforcement shall
   23  forward the fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation
   24  for national processing. Fees for vendor, state, and federal
   25  fingerprint processing must be borne by the applicant. The cost
   26  for fingerprint processing is as provided in s. 943.053(3)(e)
   27  for records provided to persons or entities other than those
   28  specified as exceptions therein.
   29         Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 44.106, Florida
   30  Statutes, as amended by SB 656, 2019 Regular Session, is amended
   31  to read:
   32         44.106 Standards and procedures for mediators and
   33  arbitrators; fees.—
   34         (2) An applicant for certification as a mediator shall
   35  undergo security background investigations, which include, but
   36  need not be limited to, the submission of a full set of
   37  fingerprints to the Department of Law Enforcement or to a
   38  vendor, entity, or agency authorized under s. 943.053(13). The
   39  vendor, entity, or agency shall forward the fingerprints to the
   40  Department of Law Enforcement for state processing and the
   41  Department of Law Enforcement shall forward the fingerprints to
   42  the Federal Bureau of Investigation for national processing.
   43  Fees for vendor, state, and federal fingerprint processing must
   44  be borne by the applicant. The cost for fingerprint processing
   45  is as provided in s. 943.053(3)(e) for records provided to
   46  persons or entities other than those specified as exceptions
   47  therein.
   48         Section 3. This act shall take effect on the same date that
   49  SB 656 or similar legislation takes effect, if such legislation
   50  is adopted in the same legislative session or an extension
   51  thereof and becomes a law.

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