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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 493
PRIVATE INVESTIGATIVE, PRIVATE SECURITY, AND REPOSSESSION SERVICES
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F.S. 493.6405
493.6405 Sale of motor vehicle, mobile home, motorboat, aircraft, personal watercraft, all-terrain vehicles, farm equipment, or industrial equipment by a licensee; penalty.
(1) A Class “E” or Class “EE” licensee shall obtain, prior to sale, written authorization and a negotiable title from the owner or lienholder to sell any repossessed motor vehicle, mobile home, motorboat, aircraft, personal watercraft, all-terrain vehicles, farm equipment, or industrial equipment.
(2) A Class “E” or Class “EE” licensee shall send the net proceeds from the sale of such repossessed motor vehicle, mobile home, motorboat, aircraft, personal watercraft, all-terrain vehicles, farm equipment, or industrial equipment to the owner or lienholder, within 20 working days after the licensee executes the documents which permit the transfer of legal ownership to the purchaser.
(3) A person who violates a provision of this section commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.ss. 5, 11, ch. 90-364; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 7, ch. 2005-143.