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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 560
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F.S. 560.208
560.208 Conduct of business.In addition to the requirements specified in s. 560.1401, a licensee under this part:
(1) May conduct its business at one or more locations within this state through branches or by means of authorized vendors, as designated by the licensee, including the conduct of business through electronic transfer, such as by the telephone or the Internet.
(2) Notwithstanding and without violating s. 501.0117, may charge a different price for a money transmitter service based on the mode of transmission used in the transaction as long as the price charged for a service paid for with a credit card is not more than the price charged when the service is paid for with currency or other similar means accepted within the same mode of transmission.
(3) Is responsible for the acts of its authorized vendors in accordance with the terms of its written contract with the vendor.
(4) Shall place assets that are the property of a customer in a segregated account in a federally insured financial institution and shall maintain separate accounts for operating capital and the clearing of customer funds.
(5) Shall, in the normal course of business, ensure that currency, monetary value, payment instruments, or virtual currency transmitted is available to the designated recipient within 10 business days after receipt.
(6) Shall immediately upon receipt of currency, monetary value, a payment instrument, or virtual currency provide a confirmation or sequence number to the customer verbally, by paper, or electronically.
History.s. 2, ch. 94-238; s. 2, ch. 94-354; s. 10, ch. 2001-119; s. 714, ch. 2003-261; s. 5, ch. 2004-85; s. 32, ch. 2008-177; s. 6, ch. 2022-113.