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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 468
MISCELLANEOUS PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
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F.S. 468.5245
468.5245 Change of ownership.
(1) A license or registration issued to any entity under this part may not be transferred or assigned. The board shall adopt rules to provide for a licensee’s or registrant’s change of name or location.
(2) A person or entity that seeks to purchase or acquire control of an employee leasing company or group licensed or registered under this part must first apply to the board for a certificate of approval for the proposed change of ownership. However, prior approval is not required if, at the time the purchase or acquisition occurs, a controlling person of the employee leasing company or group maintains a controlling person license under this part. Notification must be provided to the board within 30 days after the purchase or acquisition of such company in the manner prescribed by the board.
(3) Any application that is submitted to the board under this section shall be deemed approved if the board has not approved the application or rejected the application, and provided the applicant with the basis for a rejection, within 90 days after the receipt of the completed application.
(4) The board shall establish filing fees for a change-of-ownership application in accordance with s. 468.524(1).
History.s. 36, ch. 94-119; s. 1, ch. 2010-126.