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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 501
CONSUMER PROTECTION
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F.S. 501.018
501.018 Health studios; change of ownership or location.
(1) Whenever the ownership of a health studio is changed or, in the case of corporate ownership, whenever the stock ownership is changed so as to effectively put the health studio under new management or control, the new owner or manager shall, within 10 days of such change, provide each buyer then under contract with the health studio with notice of the rights and obligations of the buyer and the health studio affected by such change.
(2) Whenever the majority ownership of a health studio is changed pursuant to subsection (1) or whenever a health studio moves a business location or closes its facilities, it shall notify the department by certified mail at least 30 days in advance of any such change of majority ownership, move, or closure of a business location and shall post a notice of such change at the front entrance of the affected business location.
History.s. 8, ch. 90-312; s. 14, ch. 91-201; s. 4, ch. 91-429.