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The 2004 Florida Statutes

Title XL
REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 701
ASSIGNMENT AND CANCELLATION OF MORTGAGES
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Section 701.05, Florida Statutes 2004

701.05  Failing or refusing to satisfy lien; punishment for.--Any person entitled to and receiving the payment of the amount of money due upon any mortgage, lien, or judgment, who shall fail for 30 days after written demand made by the person paying the same, to cancel and satisfy of record, as provided by law, any such mortgage, lien or judgment so paid, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

History.--s. 2, ch. 4918, 1901; GS 3712; RGS 5663; CGL 7866; s. 677, ch. 71-136.