Florida Statutes Title XLVII. Criminal Procedure and Corrections § 902.15. Undertaking by witness

When a defendant is held to answer on a charge for a crime punishable by death or life imprisonment, the trial court judge at the preliminary hearing may require each material witness to enter into a written recognizance to appear at the trial or forfeit a sum fixed by the trial court judge.  Additional security may be required in the discretion of the trial court judge.

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