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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XIX
PUBLIC BUSINESS
Chapter 280
SECURITY FOR PUBLIC DEPOSITS
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F.S. 280.16
280.16 Requirements of qualified public depositories; confidentiality.
(1) In addition to any other requirements specified in this chapter, qualified public depositories shall:
(a) Take the following actions for each public deposit account:
1. Identify the account as a “Florida public deposit” on the deposit account record with the name of the public depositor or provide a unique code for the account for such designation.
2. When the form prescribed by the Chief Financial Officer for acknowledgment of receipt of each public deposit account is presented to the qualified public depository by the public depositor opening an account, the qualified public depository shall execute and return the completed form to the public depositor.
3. When the acknowledgment of receipt form is presented to the qualified public depository by the public depositor due to a change of account name, account number, or qualified public depository name on an existing public deposit account, the qualified public depository shall execute and return the completed form to the public depositor within 45 calendar days after such presentation.
4. When the acknowledgment of receipt form is presented to the qualified public depository by the public depositor on an account existing before July 1, 1998, the qualified public depository shall execute and return the completed form to the public depositor within 45 calendar days after such presentation.
(b) Within 15 days after the end of each calendar month, or when requested by the Chief Financial Officer, submit to the Chief Financial Officer a written report, under oath, indicating the average daily balance of all public deposits held by it during the reported month, required collateral, a detailed schedule of all securities pledged as collateral, selected financial information, and any other information the Chief Financial Officer deems necessary to administer this chapter.
(c) Provide to each public depositor annually by October 30 the following information on all open accounts identified as a “Florida public deposit” for that public depositor as of September 30, to be used for confirmation purposes: the federal employer identification number of the qualified public depository, the name on the deposit account record, the federal employer identification number on the deposit account record, and the account number, account type, and actual account balance on deposit. Any discrepancy found in the confirmation process must be reconciled before November 30.
(d) Submit to the Chief Financial Officer annually by November 30 a report of all public deposits held for the credit of all public depositors at the close of business on September 30. Such annual report must consist of public deposit information in a report format prescribed by the Chief Financial Officer. The manner of required filing may be as a signed writing or electronic data transmission, at the discretion of the Chief Financial Officer.
(e) Participate in the Financial Literacy Program for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities as required under s. 17.68.
(2) The following forms must be made under oath:
(a) The agreement of contingent liability.
(b) Collateral control agreements and letter of credit agreements.
(3) Any information contained in a report of a qualified public depository required under this chapter or any rule adopted under this chapter, together with any information required of a financial institution that is not a qualified public depository, is, if made confidential by any law of the United States or of this state, confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and not subject to dissemination to anyone other than the Chief Financial Officer under this chapter. However, each qualified public depository and each financial institution from which information is required shall inform the Chief Financial Officer of information that is confidential and the law providing for the confidentiality of that information, and the Chief Financial Officer does not have a duty to inquire into whether information is confidential.
History.s. 3, ch. 81-285; s. 16, ch. 83-122; s. 7, ch. 85-259; s. 6, ch. 86-84; s. 20, ch. 87-409; s. 11, ch. 88-185; s. 1, ch. 89-265; s. 23, ch. 91-244; s. 15, ch. 96-216; s. 129, ch. 96-406; s. 17, ch. 98-409; s. 15, ch. 2001-230; s. 304, ch. 2003-261; s. 22, ch. 2005-2; s. 10, ch. 2014-145; s. 5, ch. 2016-3.