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The 2001 Florida Statutes

Title V
Judicial Branch
Chapter 27
State Attorneys; Public Defenders; Related Offices
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Section 27.08, Florida Statutes 2001

27.08  State claims; surrender of papers to successor.--Upon the qualification of the successor of any state attorney, the state attorney going out of office shall deliver to his or her successor a statement of all cases for the collection of money in favor of the state under his or her control and the papers connected with the same, and take his or her receipt for the same, which receipt, when filed with the Department of Banking and Finance, shall release such state attorney from any further liability to the state upon the claims receipted for; and the state attorney receiving the claims shall be liable in all respects for the same, as provided against state attorneys in s. 17.20.

History.--s. 4, ch. 1413, 1863; RS 1353; GS 1782; RGS 3018; CGL 4754; s. 11, ch. 25035, 1949; ss. 12, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 119, ch. 95-147.

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