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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 509
LODGING AND FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS; MEMBERSHIP CAMPGROUNDS
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F.S. 509.403
509.403 Operator’s writ of distress.If, after a lockout has been imposed pursuant to s. 509.401, a guest fails to make agreed-upon payments on an outstanding account, or, notwithstanding s. 509.401, if a guest vacates the premises without making payment on an outstanding account, an operator may proceed to prosecute a writ of distress against the guest and the guest’s property. The writ of distress shall be predicated on the lien created by s. 713.67 or s. 713.68.
History.s. 1, ch. 77-249; ss. 29, 39, 42, ch. 79-240; ss. 3, 4, ch. 81-161; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 37, 51, 52, ch. 90-339; s. 4, ch. 91-429.