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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIV
VESSELS
Chapter 328
VESSELS: TITLE CERTIFICATES; LIENS; REGISTRATION
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F.S. 328.21
328.21 Transfer without delivery of certificate; operation or use without certificate; failure to surrender; other violations.A person who:
(1) Except as otherwise provided for in this chapter, purports to sell or transfer a vessel for which a certificate of title is required without delivering to the purchaser or transferee thereof a certificate of title thereto which is duly assigned to the purchaser as provided in this chapter or who operates or uses in this state a vessel for which a certificate of title is required, without the certificate having been obtained in accordance with this chapter, or upon which the certificate of title has been canceled;
(2) Fails to surrender any certificate of title, certificate of registration, or sticker upon cancellation of the same by the department and notice thereof as prescribed in this chapter;
(3) Fails to surrender the certificate of title to the department as provided in this chapter when the vessel has been destroyed, dismantled, or changed so that it is not the vessel described in the certificate of title; or
(4) Violates any of the other provisions of this chapter, or any lawful rule adopted under this chapter,

is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083, for each offense.

History.s. 67, ch. 96-413.