Florida Senate - 2019 SB 1208 By Senator Baxley 12-01238-19 20191208__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to aircraft liens; amending ss. 329.41 3 and 329.51, F.S.; specifying that a lienor is not 4 required to possess an aircraft to perfect certain 5 liens; providing an effective date. 6 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 8 9 Section 1. Section 329.41, Florida Statutes, is amended to 10 read: 11 329.41 Lien for fuel furnished to aircraft.—A person who 12 has furnished fuel to an aircraft has a lien upon the aircraft 13 for any unpaid fuel charges and possession of the aircraft is 14 not required in order to perfect such lien. The lien is 15 enforceable in the same manner as provided in s. 329.51. 16 Section 2. Section 329.51, Florida Statutes, is amended to 17 read: 18 329.51 Liens for labor, services, fuel, or material 19 expended upon aircraft; notice.—Any lien claimed on an aircraft 20 under s. 329.41 or s. 713.58 is enforceable when the lienor 21 records a verified lien notice with the clerk of the circuit 22 court in the county where the aircraft was located at the time 23 the labor, services, fuel, or material was last furnished. The 24 lienor is not required to possess the aircraft to perfect such 25 lien. The lienor must record such lien notice within 90 days 26 after the time the labor, services, fuel, or material was last 27 furnished. The notice must state the name of the lienor; the 28 name of the owner; a description of the aircraft upon which the 29 lienor has expended labor, services, fuel, or material; the 30 amount for which the lien is claimed; and the date the 31 expenditure was completed. This section does not affect the 32 priority of competing interests in any aircraft or the lienor’s 33 obligation to record the lien under s. 329.01. 34 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.