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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XXXV
Chapter 576
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F.S. 576.132
576.132 Recovery of damages.
(1) The department may file for penalties due for deficiencies in a court of competent jurisdiction upon 10 days’ notice after the 60 days’ payment period.
(2) When penalties are due and unpaid by a nonresident licensee, dealer, or agent, the department may proceed by attachment as provided by law. In the case of nonresident and absconding debtors, the department may proceed against any fertilizer, credits of the licensee, dealer, or agent wherever found within the limits of this state.
(3) When fertilizer in lots of one or more tons is delivered in the same car, boat or other form of transport and consigned to more than one purchaser, analysis of one sample shall be considered representative of all the fertilizer and shall entitle each purchaser to the remedies provided by this chapter.
(4) All fertilizer analysis reports, when properly verified, shall be competent evidence in any court of law or equity in this state.
History.s. 1, ch. 65-348; ss. 14, 35, ch. 69-106; ss. 14, 19, ch. 92-143; s. 11, ch. 97-6.