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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XIV
TAXATION AND FINANCE
Chapter 218
FINANCIAL MATTERS PERTAINING TO POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS
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F.S. 218.71
218.71 Purpose and policy.
(1) The purpose of this part is:
(a) To provide for prompt payments by local governmental entities and their institutions and agencies.
(b) To provide for interest payments on late payments made by local governmental entities and their institutions and agencies.
(c) To provide for a dispute resolution process for payment of obligations.
(2) It is the policy of this state that payment for all purchases by local governmental entities be made in a timely manner.
History.s. 4, ch. 89-297.