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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXVI
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Chapter 339
TRANSPORTATION FINANCE AND PLANNING
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F.S. 339.28
339.28 Willful and malicious damage to boundary marks, guideposts, lampposts, etc. on transportation facility.
(1) Any person who willfully and maliciously damages, removes, or destroys any milestone, mileboard, or guideboard erected upon a highway or other public transportation facility, or willfully and maliciously defaces or alters the inscription on any such marker, or breaks or removes any lamp or lamppost or railing or post erected on any transportation facility, is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) Any person who violates the provisions of subsection (1) is civilly liable to the department for the actual damages which he or she caused, which damages may be recovered by suit and, when collected, shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the State Transportation Trust Fund.
History.s. 159, ch. 29965, 1955; s. 240, ch. 71-136; s. 222, ch. 84-309; s. 504, ch. 95-148.