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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 532
DEVICES ISSUED IN PAYMENT FOR LABOR
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F.S. 532.02
532.02 Payment by other device.Any person issuing coupons, punch-outs, tickets, tokens, or other device in lieu of cash as payment for labor, whether redeemable either wholly or partially in goods or merchandise, at the person’s or any other place of business, shall, on demand of any legal holder thereof:
(1) Be liable for the full face value thereof in current money of the United States, on or after the 30th day succeeding the day of issuance.
(2) Be liable for payment in current money of the United States, notwithstanding any contrary stipulation or provision, which may be therein contained.
(3) Be subject to suit brought thereon in any court of competent jurisdiction, upon failure to comply with either subsection (1) or subsection (2), wherein any legal holder’s recovery shall include the full face value of any such device, with legal interest from demand and, in the court’s discretion, 10 percent of said amount as attorney’s fees in the same suit.
History.s. 2, ch. 6914, 1915; RGS 2523; CGL 3945; s. 1, ch. 71-324; s. 732, ch. 97-103.