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Title XXXI
LABOR
Chapter 440
WORKERS' COMPENSATION
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F.S. 440.60
440.60 Application of laws.
(1) Chapter 79-40, Laws of Florida, shall apply to all claims for injury arising out of accidents occurring on or after August 1, 1979.
(2) Sections 6-20, chapter 79-312, Laws of Florida, shall apply to all claims for injury arising out of accidents occurring on or after August 1, 1979.
(3) All acts or proceedings performed by or on behalf of the former Division of Workers’ Compensation of the 1Department of Labor and Employment Security or the employer, or in which the division or the employer was a party under s. 440.15(1) and (3) between October 1, 1974, and July 10, 1987, are ratified and validated in all respects if such acts or proceedings would have been valid if chapter 87-330, Laws of Florida, had been in effect at the time such acts or proceedings were performed.
History.s. 127, ch. 79-40; ss. 23, 25, ch. 79-312; s. 10, ch. 87-330; s. 43, ch. 89-289; s. 56, ch. 90-201; s. 52, ch. 91-1; s. 69, ch. 2004-5.
1Note.Section 69, ch. 2002-194, repealed s. 20.171, which created the Department of Labor and Employment Security.