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2016 Florida Statutes

F.S. 624.502
1624.502 Service of process fee.In all instances as provided in any section of the insurance code and s. 48.151(3) in which service of process is authorized to be made upon the Chief Financial Officer or the director of the office, the party requesting service shall pay to the department or office a fee of $15 for such service of process on an authorized or unauthorized insurer, which fee shall be deposited into the Administrative Trust Fund.
History.s. 1, ch. 67-260; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-237; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 66, ch. 82-243; s. 5, ch. 90-119; s. 15, ch. 99-3; s. 841, ch. 2003-261; ss. 17, 18, ch. 2013-41; ss. 27, 28, ch. 2014-53; ss. 40, 41, ch. 2015-222; ss. 69, 70, 126, ch. 2016-62; s. 12, ch. 2016-132; s. 6, ch. 2016-165.

A. Section 69, ch. 2016-62, reenacted s. 624.502 “[i]n order to implement Specific Appropriations 2257 through 2265 of the 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act.”

B. Section 70, ch. 2016-62, provides that “[t]he amendment to s. 624.502, Florida Statutes, as carried forward by this act from chapter 2015-222, Laws of Florida, expires July 1, 2017, and the text of that section shall revert to that in existence on June 30, 2013, except that any amendments to such text enacted other than by this act shall be preserved and continue to operate to the extent that such amendments are not dependent upon the portions of text which expire pursuant to this section.”

C. Section 126, ch. 2016-62, provides that “[i]f any other act passed during the 2016 Regular Session of the Legislature contains a provision that is substantively the same as a provision in this act, but that removes or is otherwise not subject to the future repeal applied to such provision by this act, the Legislature intends that the provision in the other act takes precedence and continues to operate, notwithstanding the future repeal provided by this act.” Section 12, ch. 2016-132, and s. 6, ch. 2016-165, reenacted and amended s. 624.502, as amended by ch. 2013-41 and did not include a repeal provision.