Section 716.03, Florida Statutes 2001
716.03 Department to institute proceedings to recover escheated property.--When there exists, or may exist, escheated funds or property under this chapter, the Department of Banking and Finance shall demand or institute proceedings in the name of the state for an adjudication that an escheat to the state of such funds or property has occurred; and shall take appropriate action to recover such funds or property.
History.--s. 3, ch. 24333, 1947; s. 11, ch. 25035, 1949; ss. 12, 35, ch. 69-106.