2022 Florida Statutes (including 2022C, 2022D, 2022A, and 2023B)
679.5011 Filing office.—
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2), the office in which to file a financing statement to perfect a security interest or agricultural lien is:
(a) The office of the clerk of the circuit court, if:
1. The collateral is as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut; or
2. The collateral is goods that are or are to become fixtures and the financing statement is filed as a fixture filing.
(2) The office in which to file a financing statement to perfect a security interest in collateral, including fixtures, of a transmitting utility is the Office of the Secretary of State, or the filing office authorized by s. 679.527 to accept filings for the Florida Secured Transaction Registry. The financing statement also constitutes a fixture filing as to the collateral indicated in the financing statement which is or is to become fixtures.
History.—s. 6, ch. 2001-198; s. 8, ch. 2002-242.