IN THE COUNTY COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR PASCO AND PINELLAS COUNTIES, FLORIDA
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. PA/PI-CTY-96-7
RE: FLORIDA CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT
Section 386.201, et. seq., Florida Statutes, constitutes the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act; and
Section 386.208, Florida Statutes, provides that any person who violates Section 386.204, Florida Statutes, commits a non-criminal violation; and
Section 386.212, Florida Statutes, provides that any person under the age of 18 who violates that statute commits a civil infraction, therefore, it is
1.On all Notices to Appear issued for violation of Section 386.204, Florida Statutes, the fine denominated on the Notice for the first offense shall be One Hundred Dollars ($100.00).
2.On all Notices to Appear issued for a violation of Section 386.212,
Florida Statutes, the fine denominated on the Notice shall be Twenty-Five
3. For Notices issued pursuant to paragraphs 1. and 2. above, the violations
may be disposed of as follows:
a. In Pasco County, payment of said fine within thirty (30) days.
b. In Pinellas County, payment of said fine within ten (10) days.
c.Payment shall be made to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County wherein the violation occurred.
d.Second and subsequent violations of Sections 386.204, Florida Statutes,
require a mandatory court appearance and the fine shall be set by the Court.
4.In lieu of the civil penalties provided above, any minor charged with a violation of
Section 386.204, Florida Statutes, and all minors charged with a violation of Section 386.212, Florida Statutes, may:
a. complete 50 hours of community service; or
b.successfully complete a school-approved anti-tobacco "alternative to suspension" program, if such program is available; or
c. in Pinellas County, elect to participate in and successfully complete Teen Court through the Juvenile Arbitration Program.
5.With regard to juveniles who are issued a Notice to Appear in Pinellas
County for violation of Section 386.212 or 386.204, Florida Statutes, the
Pinellas County Court is authorized to refer said juveniles to the Juvenile
Arbitration Program for disposition.
6.Failure to appear and/or failure to successfully complete community service, school-approved anti-tobacco "alternative to suspension" program or Juvenile Arbitration Program may subject the violator to contempt proceedings before the County Court.
Pinellas Administrative Order 94-155 is hereby rescinded.
DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers, at St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida,
this 26th day of November, 1996.
/s/Susan F. Schaeffer
Susan F. Schaeffer, Chief Judge