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Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 324
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
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F.S. 324.161
324.161 Proof of financial responsibility; deposit.Annually, before any certificate of insurance may be issued to a person, including any firm, partnership, association, corporation, or other person, other than a natural person, proof of a certificate of deposit of $30,000 issued and held by a financial institution must be submitted to the department. A power of attorney will be issued to and held by the department and may be executed upon a judgment issued against such person making the deposit, for damages because of bodily injury to or death of any person or for damages because of injury to or destruction of property resulting from the use or operation of any motor vehicle occurring after such deposit was made. Money so deposited shall not be subject to attachment or execution unless such attachment or execution shall arise out of a suit for damages as aforesaid.
History.s. 1, ch. 29963, 1955; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 91, ch. 94-306; s. 69, ch. 2013-160.
Note.Former s. 324.11.