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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXXV
Chapter 571
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F.S. 571.06
571.06 License; application, fee, and conditions.
(1) Application for license to reproduce or use a seal of quality shall be made to the department on application forms supplied by the department. Anyone making application and payment of license fee in the amount of $10 and meeting other qualifications required under this part and rules adopted hereunder shall be granted license for which applied. Such license shall be valid for 1 year from date of issue. The department, however, may refuse to issue a license to any person whose license has been revoked until such person demonstrates to the department that he or she no longer will violate the provisions of this part or rules adopted hereunder.
(2) Issue of license shall be conditioned upon the applicant’s satisfying the department that he or she has an adequate bookkeeping system, that he or she keeps and will keep at all times all records necessary to indicate accurately the total volume of agricultural products on which the seal of quality has been used, that such records shall be open at all times for periodic inspection and examination by auditors of the department. The volume and kind of agricultural products on which the seal of quality has been used shall be reported monthly, quarterly, semiannually, or annually as prescribed by rule of the department and such report shall be made with remittance of the advertising and promotion fee applicable not later than the 20th day of the month following the period covered by the report. The report shall be made under oath and on forms furnished by the department. If the report is not filed and advertising and promotion fee paid on the date due or if the report be false, the amount of fee due is subject to a penalty of 10 percent, which shall be added to the advertising and promotion fee and paid therewith.
History.s. 1, ch. 63-378; ss. 14, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 11, ch. 90-323; s. 900, ch. 97-103.