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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title VI
Chapter 56
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F.S. 56.28
56.28 Executions; failure of officer to pay over moneys collected.If any officer collecting money under execution fails or refuses to pay it over within 30 days after it has been received by him or her, or within 10 days after demand by the levying creditor or the levying creditor’s attorney of record made in writing and delivered during regular business hours to the civil process bureau, the officer is liable to pay the same and 20 percent damages, to be recovered by motion in court.
History.s. 7, Feb. 17, 1853; RS 1207; GS 1637; RGS 2841; CGL 4528; s. 11, ch. 67-254; s. 308, ch. 95-147; s. 6, ch. 98-410; s. 17, ch. 2016-33.
Note.Former s. 55.51.