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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XIX
PUBLIC BUSINESS
Chapter 280
SECURITY FOR PUBLIC DEPOSITS
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F.S. 280.06
280.06 Penalty for violation of law, rule, or order to cease and desist or other lawful order.
(1) The violation of any provision of this chapter, or any order or rule of the Chief Financial Officer, or any order to cease and desist or other lawful order is a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) It is a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083, to knowingly and willfully give false information on any form made under oath and filed pursuant to this chapter with the intent to mislead the Chief Financial Officer in the administration or enforcement of this chapter.
(3) No action lies against the state, any state agency or instrumentality, or the Public Deposits Trust Fund for the submission of any false or fraudulent information, or for any misrepresentation made or given, by any qualified public depository or other financial institution or any officer, employee, or agent thereof, nor shall the same constitute any defense in law or in equity to payment of any assessment under this chapter.
History.s. 11, ch. 87-409; s. 16, ch. 91-244; s. 295, ch. 2003-261.