Section 142.13, Florida Statutes 2003
142.13 Right of officer to test validity.--Whenever any officer shall have presented to the county commissioners any bill or account against any county and such bill or account or any part thereof shall have been rejected by the county commissioners, such officer may test the validity of his or her said charge, bill or account, by suit against the county, and may recover a judgment for the amount or such part thereof as shall be a legal claim for services rendered in the performance of duty, with interest thereon; provided, that no such claim shall be sued on more than 1 year after its final rejection by the county commissioners.
History.--s. 2, ch. 4672, 1899; GS 975; RGS 1786; CGL 2837; s. 850, ch. 95-147.