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HB 975 — Aircraft Liens

by Rep. Altman (SB 1208 by Senator Baxley)

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Prepared by: Banking and Insurance Committee (BI)

The bill clarifies that liens claimed under ss. 329.41 and 713.58, F.S., for labor, services, fuel, or material furnished to an aircraft are not possessory liens. Thus, a person claiming such a lien does not need to keep possession of the aircraft to enforce the lien.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2019.

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 114-0