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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title X
PUBLIC OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND RECORDS
Chapter 116
POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS
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F.S. 116.01
116.01 Payment of public funds into treasury.
(1) Every state and county officer within this state authorized to collect funds due the state or county shall pay all sums officially received by the officer into the state or county treasury not later than 7 working days from the close of the week in which the officer received the funds. Funds received by the county officer on behalf of the state shall be deposited directly to the account of the State Treasury not later than 7 working days from the close of the week in which the officer received the funds. The clerk of the court, when collecting funds as part of the clerk’s court-related functions, must remit those funds as required under s. 28.245.
(2) No officer shall hereafter be entitled to receive any commission or compensation for collecting said funds when the officer fails or refuses to pay over the same not later than 7 working days from the close of the week in which the officer received the funds.
(3) Nothing herein shall require officers to pay into the state or county treasury those funds which are required by law or court order, or by the purpose for which they are collected, to be held and disbursed for a particular purpose in a manner different from that set forth in subsection (1).
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 6205, 1911; RGS 406; CGL 471; s. 1, ch. 76-224; s. 39, ch. 2005-236.