Florida Senate - 2018 SB 898
By Senator Perry
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to self-service storage facilities;
3 amending s. 83.806, F.S.; providing that advertisement
4 of a sale or disposition of property may be published
5 on certain websites; deleting a required alternative
6 form of advertisement; providing an effective date.
8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
10 Section 1. Subsection (4) of section 83.806, Florida
11 Statutes, is amended to read:
12 83.806 Enforcement of lien.—An owner’s lien as provided in
13 s. 83.805 may be satisfied as follows:
14 (4) After the expiration of the time given in the notice,
15 an advertisement of the sale or other disposition shall be
16 published once a week for 2 consecutive weeks in a newspaper of
17 general circulation in the area where the self-service storage
18 facility or self-contained storage unit is located or published
19 continuously for 2 consecutive weeks on a public website that
20 customarily conducts personal property auctions.
21 (a) A lien sale may be conducted on a public website that
22 customarily conducts personal property auctions. The facility or
23 unit owner is not required to hold a license to post property
24 for online sale. Inasmuch as any sale may involve property of
25 more than one tenant, a single advertisement may be used to
26 dispose of property at any one sale.
27 (b) The advertisement shall include:
28 1. A brief and general description of what is believed to
29 constitute the personal property contained in the storage unit,
30 as provided in paragraph (2)(b).
31 2. The address of the self-service storage facility or the
32 address where the self-contained storage unit is located and the
33 name of the tenant.
34 3. The time, place, and manner of the sale or other
35 disposition. The sale or other disposition shall take place at
36 least 15 days after the first publication.
(c) If there is no newspaper of general circulation in the
38 area where the self-service storage facility or self-contained
39 storage unit is located, the advertisement shall be posted at
40 least 10 days before the date of the sale or other disposition
41 in at least three conspicuous places in the neighborhood where
42 the self-service storage facility or self-contained storage unit
43 is located.
44 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.