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The 2001 Florida Statutes

Title XXV
Chapter 331
Aviation And Aerospace Facilities And Commerce
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Section 331.309, Florida Statutes 2001

331.309  Treasurer; depositories; fiscal agent.--

(1)  The board shall designate an individual who is a resident of the state, or a qualified public depository as defined in s. 280.02, as treasurer of the authority, who shall have charge of the funds of the authority. Such funds shall be disbursed only upon the order of or pursuant to the resolution of the board by warrant, check, authorization, or direct deposit pursuant to s. 215.85, signed or authorized by the treasurer or his or her representative or by such other persons as may be authorized by the board. The board may give the treasurer such other or additional powers and duties as the board may deem appropriate and shall establish the treasurer's compensation. The board may require the treasurer to give a bond in such amount, on such terms, and with such sureties as may be deemed satisfactory to the board to secure the performance by the treasurer of his or her powers and duties. The board shall audit or have audited the books of the treasurer at least once a year.

(2)  The board is authorized to select as depositories in which the funds of the board and of the authority shall be deposited any qualified public depository as defined in s. 280.02, upon such terms and conditions as to the payment of interest by such depository upon the funds so deposited as the board may deem just and reasonable. Funds of the authority may also be deposited with the Florida Commercial Space Financing Corporation created by s. 331.407. The funds of the authority may be kept in or removed from the State Treasury upon written notification from the chair of the board to the State Comptroller.

(3)  The board may employ a fiscal agent, who shall be either a resident of the state or a corporation organized under the laws of this or any other state and authorized by such laws to act as such fiscal agent in the state.

History.--ss. 9, 61, ch. 89-300; ss. 7, 8, ch. 90-192; s. 4, ch. 91-265; s. 478, ch. 95-148; s. 20, ch. 98-409; s. 17, ch. 99-256.

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