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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 651
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F.S. 651.021
651.021 Certificate of authority required.A person may not engage in the business of providing continuing care, issuing contracts for continuing care or continuing care at-home, or constructing a facility for the purpose of providing continuing care in this state without a certificate of authority obtained from the office as provided in this chapter. This section does not prohibit the preparation of a construction site or construction of a model residence unit for marketing purposes, or both. The office may allow the purchase of an existing building for the purpose of providing continuing care if the office determines that the purchase is not being made to circumvent the prohibitions in this section.
History.s. 1, ch. 77-323; ss. 3, 25, ch. 81-292; s. 2, ch. 81-318; s. 3, ch. 83-265; ss. 3, 31, 33, 35, ch. 83-328; s. 1, ch. 86-209; s. 1, ch. 89-363; ss. 1, 12, ch. 93-22; s. 275, ch. 99-8; s. 1669, ch. 2003-261; s. 4, ch. 2011-193; s. 5, ch. 2019-160.