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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 373
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F.S. 373.553
373.553 Treasurer of the board; payment of funds; depositories.
(1) The governing board shall designate a treasurer who shall be custodian of all funds belonging to the board and to the district, and such funds shall be disbursed upon the order of, or in the manner prescribed by, the governing board by warrant or check signed by the treasurer or assistant treasurer and countersigned by the chair or vice chair of the board. The board is authorized to establish procedures for disbursement of funds in such amounts and in such manner as the board may prescribe, except that disbursement of funds prior to specific board approval may only be authorized upon certification by its chief executive officer or his or her designated assistant to the treasurer or assistant treasurer and to the chair or vice chair of the board that such disbursement is proper and in order and is within budgetary limits. Any such disbursements shall be reported to the board at its next regular meeting. The board may establish, by rule, a procedure for the disbursement of funds of the district by means of wire or electronic transfers.
(2) The board is authorized to select as depositories in which the funds of the board and of the district shall be deposited in any qualified public depository as defined in s. 280.02, and such deposits shall be secured in the manner provided in chapter 280.
History.s. 33, ch. 25209, 1949; s. 3, ch. 63-224; s. 25, ch. 73-190; s. 1, ch. 73-213; s. 115, ch. 77-104; s. 13, ch. 82-101; s. 10, ch. 91-288; s. 609, ch. 95-148.
Note.Former s. 378.33.