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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XI
Chapter 157
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F.S. 157.24
157.24 Commissioners may issue interest-bearing scrip against land to borrow money or pay for work; lien on land assessed.When any assessments under the provision of this chapter have been ordered by the county commissioners they may issue scrip bearing 6 percent interest against the lands assessed, redeemable in 1, 2, 3, 4, or 6 years, as the case may be, upon which they may borrow money with which to pay for the work aforesaid, or shall have the right to pay said scrip when issued for the cost of the work contracted for, direct to the contractor at its face value, and such scrip shall be a lien upon the lands assessed as aforesaid until such scrip shall be redeemed, and the indebtedness fully satisfied; provided, that no lien shall lie or be enforced against any tract of land for more than the amount so assessed against said tract.
History.s. 10, ch. 5378, 1905; RGS 1761; CGL 2812; s. 43, ch. 77-104.