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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 497
FUNERAL, CEMETERY, AND CONSUMER SERVICES
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F.S. 497.165
497.165 Liability of owners, directors, and officers regarding trust funds.The owners, officers, and directors of any licensee under this chapter may be held jointly and severally liable for any deficiency in any trust fund required by this chapter, to the extent the deficiency arose during the period they were owners, officers, or directors of the licensee, if they intentionally or through gross negligence in the performance of their duties caused the deficiency or substantially contributed to conditions that allowed the deficiency to arise or increase.
History.s. 5, ch. 78-407; ss. 22, 40, ch. 80-238; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; s. 1, ch. 89-8; s. 122, ch. 93-399; s. 4, ch. 96-400; s. 35, ch. 2004-301; s. 18, ch. 2005-155.
Note.Former s. 559.4405; s. 497.025.