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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XVI
Chapter 238
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F.S. 238.14
238.14 Protection against fraud.Any person who shall knowingly make any false statement, or shall falsify or permit to be falsified any record or records of this retirement system in any attempt to defraud such system as a result of such act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. Should any change or error in records result in any member or beneficiary receiving from the retirement system more or less than he or she would have been entitled to receive had the records been correct, then on discovery of any such error the department shall correct such error, and, as far as practicable, shall adjust the payments in such a manner that the actuarial equivalent of the benefit, to which such member or beneficiary was correctly entitled, shall be paid.
History.s. 14, ch. 19014, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 892(169), 8115(6); ss. 31, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 142, ch. 71-136; s. 17, ch. 95-148; s. 83, ch. 99-255.