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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIX
COMMERCIAL RELATIONS
Chapter 679
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE: SECURED TRANSACTIONS
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F.S. 679.706
679.706 When initial financing statement suffices to continue effectiveness of financing statement.
(1) The filing of an initial financing statement in the office specified in s. 679.5011 continues the effectiveness of a financing statement filed before this act takes effect if:
(a) The filing of an initial financing statement in that office would be effective to perfect a security interest under this act;
(b) The pre-effective date financing statement was filed in an office in another state or another office in this state; and
(c) The initial financing statement satisfies subsection (3).
(2) The filing of an initial financing statement under subsection (1) continues the effectiveness of the pre-effective date financing statement:
(a) If the initial financing statement is filed before this act takes effect, for the period provided in s. 679.403, Florida Statutes 2000, with respect to a financing statement; and
(b) If the initial financing statement is filed after this act takes effect, for the period provided in s. 679.515 with respect to an initial financing statement.
(3) To be effective for purposes of subsection (1), an initial financing statement must:
(a) Satisfy the requirements of part V for an initial financing statement;
(b) Identify the pre-effective date financing statement by indicating the office in which the financing statement was filed and providing the dates of filing and file numbers, if any, of the financing statement and of the most recent continuation statement filed with respect to the financing statement; and
(c) Indicate that the pre-effective date financing statement remains effective.
History.s. 8, ch. 2001-198.