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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XIV
TAXATION AND FINANCE
Chapter 218
FINANCIAL MATTERS PERTAINING TO POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS
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F.S. 218.01
218.01 Authority to accept benefits of bankruptcy acts.For the purpose of rendering effective the privilege and benefits of any amendments to the bankruptcy laws of the United States that may be enacted for the relief of municipalities, taxing districts and political subdivisions, the state represented by its legislative body gives its assent to, and accepts the provisions of any such bankruptcy laws that may be enacted by the Congress of the United States for the benefit and relief of municipalities, taxing districts and political subdivisions and its several municipalities, taxing districts and political subdivisions, at the discretion of the governing authorities thereof, may institute and conduct and carry out, by any appropriate bankruptcy procedure that may be enacted into the laws of the United States for the purpose of conferring upon municipalities, taxing districts and political subdivisions, relief by proceedings in bankruptcy in the federal courts.
History.s. 1, ch. 15878, 1933; CGL 1936 Supp. 1365(2).