Terms Used In Florida Statutes 560.403
- Money services business: means any person located in or doing business in this state, from this state, or into this state from locations outside this state or country who acts as a payment instrument seller, foreign currency exchanger, check casher, or money transmitter. See Florida Statutes 560.103
- oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
- Office: means the Office of Financial Regulation of the commission. See Florida Statutes 560.103
- Person: means an individual, partnership, association, trust, corporation, limited liability company, or other group, however organized, but does not include a public agency or instrumentality thereof. See Florida Statutes 560.103
Except for financial institutions as defined in s. 655.005, a person may not engage in a deferred presentment transaction unless the person is licensed as a money services business under part II or part III of this chapter and has on file with the office a declaration of intent to engage in deferred presentment transactions, regardless of whether such person is exempted from licensure under any other provision of this chapter. The declaration of intent must be under oath and on such form as prescribed by rule. The declaration of intent must be filed with a nonrefundable filing fee as provided in s. 560.143. A declaration of intent expires after 24 months and must be renewed.