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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXX
SOCIAL WELFARE
Chapter 420
HOUSING
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F.S. 420.513
420.513 Exemption from taxes and eligibility as investment.
(1) The property of the corporation, the transactions and operations thereof, the income therefrom, and the bonds of the corporation issued under this act, together with all notes, mortgages, security agreements, letters of credit, or other instruments that arise out of or are given to secure the repayment of bonds issued in connection with the financing of any housing under this part, and all notes, mortgages, security agreements, letters of credit, or other instruments that arise out of or are given to secure the repayment of loans issued in connection with the financing of any housing under this part, as well as the interest thereon and income therefrom, regardless of the status of any party thereto as a private party, shall be exempt from taxation by the state and its political subdivisions. The exemption granted by this subsection shall not apply to any tax imposed by chapter 220 on interest, income, or profits on debt obligations owned by corporations.
(2) All bonds of the corporation shall be and constitute legal investments without limitation for all public bodies of this state; for all banks, trust companies, savings banks, savings associations, savings and loan associations, and investment companies; for all administrators, executors, trustees, and other fiduciaries; for all insurance companies and associations and other persons carrying on an insurance business; and for all other persons whatsoever who are now or may hereafter be authorized to invest in bonds or other obligations of the state and shall be and constitute eligible securities to be deposited as collateral for the security of any state, county, municipal, or other public funds. This subsection shall be considered as additional and supplemental authority and shall not be limited without specific reference hereto.
History.s. 1, ch. 80-161; s. 55, ch. 89-356; s. 23, ch. 97-167; s. 17, ch. 2007-198.