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2013 Florida Statutes

F.S. 679.323
679.323 Future advances.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), for purposes of determining the priority of a perfected security interest under s. 679.322(1)(a), perfection of the security interest dates from the time an advance is made to the extent that the security interest secures an advance that:
(a) Is made while the security interest is perfected only:
1. Under s. 679.3091 when it attaches; or
2. Temporarily under s. 679.3121(5), (6), or (7); and
(b) Is not made pursuant to a commitment entered into before or while the security interest is perfected by a method other than under s. 679.3091 or s. 679.3121(5), (6), or (7).
(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), a security interest is subordinate to the rights of a person who becomes a lien creditor to the extent that the security interest secures an advance made more than 45 days after the person becomes a lien creditor unless the advance is made:
(a) Without knowledge of the lien; or
(b) Pursuant to a commitment entered into without knowledge of the lien.
(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to a security interest held by a secured party that is a buyer of accounts, chattel paper, payment intangibles, or promissory notes or a consignor.
(4) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (5), a buyer of goods other than a buyer in ordinary course of business takes free of a security interest to the extent that it secures advances made after the earlier of:
(a) The time the secured party acquires knowledge of the buyer’s purchase; or
(b) Forty-five days after the purchase.
(5) Subsection (4) does not apply if the advance is made pursuant to a commitment entered into without knowledge of the buyer’s purchase and before the expiration of the 45-day period.
(6) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (7), a lessee of goods, other than a lessee in ordinary course of business, takes the leasehold interest free of a security interest to the extent that it secures advances made after the earlier of:
(a) The time the secured party acquires knowledge of the lease; or
(b) Forty-five days after the lease contract becomes enforceable.
(7) Subsection (6) does not apply if the advance is made pursuant to a commitment entered into without knowledge of the lease and before the expiration of the 45-day period.
History.s. 3, ch. 2001-198.