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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XIX
PUBLIC BUSINESS
Chapter 280
SECURITY FOR PUBLIC DEPOSITS
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F.S. 280.03
280.03 Public deposits to be secured; prohibitions; exemptions.
(1)(a) All public deposits shall be secured as provided in this chapter when public depositors comply with the requirements of this chapter.
(b) Public deposits shall be made in a qualified public depository unless exempted by law.
(2) Public funds shall not be deposited directly or indirectly in negotiable certificates of deposit.
(3) The following are exempt from the requirements of, and protection under, this chapter:
(a) Public deposits deposited in a bank or savings association by a trust department or trust company which are fully secured under trust business laws.
(b) Moneys of the System Trust Fund, as defined in s. 121.021(36).
(c) Public deposits held outside the country.
(d) Wire transfers and transfers of funds solely for the purpose of paying registrars and paying agents.
(e) Public deposits that are fully secured by a collateral requirement under federal regulations.
(f) Public deposits made in accordance with s. 17.57(7) or s. 218.415(23).
History.s. 3, ch. 81-285; s. 8, ch. 83-122; s. 2, ch. 85-259; s. 55, ch. 86-152; s. 4, ch. 86-236; s. 2, ch. 87-409; s. 6, ch. 90-357; s. 2, ch. 93-75; s. 5, ch. 96-216; s. 17, ch. 97-30; s. 12, ch. 98-409; s. 3, ch. 2005-126; s. 2, ch. 2014-145.