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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XLV
TORTS
Chapter 772
CIVIL REMEDIES FOR CRIMINAL PRACTICES
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F.S. 772.17
772.17 Limitation of actions.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a civil action or proceeding under this chapter may be commenced at any time within 5 years after the conduct in violation of a provision of this act terminates or the cause of action accrues. If a criminal prosecution or civil action or other proceeding is brought or intervened in by the state or by the United States to punish, prevent, or restrain any criminal activity or criminal conduct which forms the basis for a civil action under this chapter, the running of the period of limitations prescribed by this section shall be suspended during the pendency of such prosecution, action, or proceeding and for 2 years following its termination.
History.s. 3, ch. 86-277.