2004 Florida Statutes
Publication of notice.
(1) Before the date set for hearing, the clerk shall publish a copy of the order in the county where the complaint is filed, and if plaintiff is a municipality or district in more than one county, then in each county, at least once each week for 2 consecutive weeks, commencing with the first publication, which shall not be less than 20 days before the date set for hearing but if there is a newspaper published in the territory to be affected by the issuance of the bonds or certificates, and in the county or counties the publication shall be therein unless otherwise ordered by the court. By this publication all property owners, taxpayers, citizens, and others having or claiming any right, title or interest in the county, municipality or district, or the taxable property therein, are made parties defendant to the action and the court has jurisdiction of them to the same extent as if named as defendants in the complaint and personally served with process.
(2) In actions to validate the bonds of state agencies, commissions or departments, the order shall be published in the same manner in a newspaper in each of the counties where the proceeds of bonds are to be expended, and in a newspaper published in the county in which the seat of state government is located if the action is brought therein.
History.--s. 2, ch. 6868, 1915; RGS 3297; s. 3, ch. 10036, 1925; s. 2, ch. 12003, 1927; CGL 5107, 5115, 5124; s. 1, ch. 14504, 1929; s. 1, ch. 22633, 1945; s. 4, ch. 25263, 1949; s. 25, ch. 67-254; s. 3, ch. 90-279.