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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 516
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F.S. 516.26
516.26 Purchase or assignment of wages, salaries, etc.The payment of $25,000 or less in money, credit, goods, or things in action as consideration for any sale or assignment of or order for the payment of wages, salary, commissions, or other compensation for services, whether earned or to be earned, shall, for the purposes of regulation under, and the enforcement and interpretation of, any law, civil or criminal, relating to loans, interest charges, or usury, be deemed a loan secured by such assignment, and the amount by which such assigned compensation exceeds the amount of such consideration actually paid shall, for the purpose of regulation under, and the interpretation and enforcement of, such law, be deemed interest upon such loan from the date of such payment until the date such compensation is payable. Each such transaction shall be governed by and subject in all respects to all provisions of law relating to loans, interest, charges, usury, and to the same extent as if it had been in form a loan of the sum paid for the assignment.
History.s. 1, ch. 20209, 1941; s. 14, ch. 57-201; s. 191, ch. 77-104; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 12, 16, 17, ch. 88-342; s. 4, ch. 91-429.