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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title I
CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES
Chapter 1
DEFINITIONS
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F.S. 1.04
1.04 Statutory construction; amendatory acts passed at the same session.Acts passed during the same legislative session and amending the same statutory provision are in pari materia, and full effect should be given to each, if that is possible. Language carried forward unchanged in one amendatory act, pursuant to s. 6, Art. III of the State Constitution, should not be read as conflicting with changed language contained in another act passed during the same session. Amendments enacted during the same session are in conflict with each other only to the extent that they cannot be given effect simultaneously.
History.s. 1, ch. 74-153.