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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 605
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F.S. 605.0209
605.0209 Correcting filed record.
(1) A person on whose behalf a filed record was delivered to the department for filing may correct the record if:
(a) The record at the time of filing was inaccurate;
(b) The record was defectively signed;
(c) The electronic transmission of the record to the department was defective; or
(d) The record contains false, misleading, or fraudulent information.
(2) To correct a filed record, a person on whose behalf the record was delivered to the department must deliver to the department for filing a statement of correction.
(3) A statement of correction:
(a) May not state a delayed effective date;
(b) Must be signed by the person correcting the filed record;
(c) Must identify the filed record to be corrected, including such record’s filing date, or attach a copy of the record to the statement of correction;
(d) Must specify the inaccuracy or defect to be corrected; and
(e) Must correct the inaccuracy or defect.
(4) A statement of correction is effective as of the effective date of the filed record that it corrects, except for purposes of s. 605.0103(4) and as to persons relying on the uncorrected filed record and adversely affected by the correction. For those purposes and as to those persons, the statement of correction is effective when filed.
(5) A statement of correction that is filed to correct false, misleading, or fraudulent information is not subject to a fee of the department if the statement of correction is delivered to the department within 15 days after the notification of filing sent pursuant to s. 605.0210.
History.s. 2, ch. 2013-180; s. 1, ch. 2018-58; s. 245, ch. 2019-90.