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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XIV
Chapter 218
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F.S. 218.05
218.05 Certain bonds sold to Federal Government, etc., validated.
(1) All bonds heretofore issued for the purpose of financing or aiding in financing any work, undertaking or project by any public body to which any loan or grant has heretofore been made or agreed to be made by the United States through the Federal Emergency Administrator of Public Works for the purpose of financing or aiding in financing of such work, undertaking or project, including all proceedings for the authorization and issuance of such bonds and the sale, execution and delivery thereof, are validated, ratified, approved and confirmed, notwithstanding any lack of power of such public body or the governing board, council or commission or officers thereof, to authorize and issue such bonds, or to sell, execute or deliver the same, and notwithstanding any defects or irregularities in such proceedings, or in such sale, execution or delivery; and such bonds are and shall be binding, legal, valid and enforceable obligations of such public body.
(2) The term “bonds” includes bonds, notes, warrants, debentures, certificates of indebtedness, revenue certificates and all instruments or obligations evidencing or representing indebtedness, or evidencing or representing the borrowing of money or evidencing or representing a charge, lien, or encumbrance on specific revenues, income or property of a public body, including all instruments or obligations payable from a special fund. 1, 4, ch. 17750, 1937; CGL 1940 Supp. 1365(43),(45).