2007 Florida Statutes
Recovery of double amount.
314.10 Recovery of double amount.--Whenever any fee or compensation due the harbormaster under the provisions of this chapter is not paid within 48 hours from the rendition of the services for which the same is due, such officer may then demand the same from the master or his or her consignee, and upon refusal of payment may sue for and recover from the person owing the same double the amount which has been so demanded.
History.--s. 10, ch. 3752, 1887; RS 967; GS 1336; RGS 2506; CGL 3916; s. 294, ch. 95-148.