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Liability for false information in filed record.
F.S. 620.1208
620.1208 Liability for false information in filed record.
(1) If a record delivered to the Department of State for filing under this act and filed by the Department of State contains false information, a person that suffers loss by reliance on the information may recover damages for the loss from:
(a) A person that signed the record, or caused another to sign the record on the person’s behalf, and knew the information to be false at the time the record was signed.
(b) A general partner that has notice the information was false when the record was filed or has become false because of changed circumstances, if the general partner has notice for a reasonably sufficient time before the information is relied upon to enable the general partner to effect an amendment pursuant to s. 620.1202, file a petition pursuant to s. 620.1205, or deliver to the Department of State for filing a statement of change pursuant to s. 620.1115 or a statement of correction pursuant to s. 620.1207.
(2) Signing a record authorized or required to be filed under this act constitutes an affirmation under the penalties of perjury that the facts stated in the record are true.
History.s. 17, ch. 2005-267.