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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title X
PUBLIC OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND RECORDS
Chapter 113
COMMISSIONS
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F.S. 113.07
113.07 Bond by surety company; when required.
(1) When public officials, not honorary, either state, county or district, are required to post fidelity or performance bonds, such bonds must be written by surety companies authorized by law to do business in the state.
(2) The provisions of this law do not apply to deputy sheriffs, notaries public, or special process servers appointed to serve process under the provisions of s. 48.021.
(3) The cost of the premium on such bond must be paid out of the General Revenue Fund of the state or out of the county or out of the various districts, depending upon the class in which such officer belongs. If any excess premium over the base premium rate is charged in the procurement of the bonds, such excess premium must be paid by the individual officer or official.
History.ss. 1, 2, 3, 4, ch. 20523, 1941; s. 2, ch. 76-263; s. 18, ch. 98-34.