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2013 Florida Statutes

SECTION 805
When initial financing statement suffices to continue effectiveness of financing statement.
F.S. 679.805
679.805 When initial financing statement suffices to continue effectiveness of financing statement.
(1) The filing of an initial financing statement in the office specified in s. 679.5011 continues the effectiveness of a financing statement filed before July 1, 2013, if:
(a) The filing of an initial financing statement in that office would be effective to perfect a security interest under this chapter, as amended by ch. 2012-59, Laws of Florida;
(b) The financing statement filed before July 1, 2013, was filed in an office in another state; and
(c) The initial financing statement satisfies subsection (3).
(2) The filing of an initial financing statement under subsection (1) continues the effectiveness of the financing statement filed before July 1, 2013, if:
(a) The initial financing statement is filed before July 1, 2013, for the period provided in s. 679.515, as it existed before its amendment by ch. 2012-59, Laws of Florida, with respect to an initial financing statement; and
(b) The initial financing statement is filed on or after July 1, 2013, for the period provided in s. 679.515, as amended by ch. 2012-59, Laws of Florida, with respect to an initial financing statement.
(3) To be effective for purposes of subsection (1), an initial financing statement must:
(a) Satisfy the requirements of part IV, as amended by ch. 2012-59, Laws of Florida, for an initial financing statement;
(b) Identify the financing statement filed before July 1, 2013, by indicating the office in which the financing statement was filed and providing the dates of filing and file numbers, if any, of the financing statement and of the most recent continuation statement filed with respect to the financing statement; and
(c) Indicate that the financing statement filed before July 1, 2013, remains effective.
History.ss. 17, 19, ch. 2012-59.