831.27 Issuing Notes

Whoever issues any note, bill, order or check, other than foreign bills of exchange and notes or bills of some bank or company incorporated by the laws of this state, or by the laws of the United States, or by the laws of either of the British provinces in North America, with intent that the same shall be circulated as currency, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083.

History.--s. 18, ch. 1637, 1868; RS 2730; GS 3722; RGS 5705; CGL 7919; s. 977, ch. 71-136.