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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 531
WEIGHTS, MEASURES, AND STANDARDS
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F.S. 531.40
531.40 Technical requirements for commercial devices.The specifications, tolerances, and other technical requirements for commercial weighing and measuring devices, as determined by regulations adopted by the department, which regulations shall afford the greatest degree of protection to the public, shall conform to those adopted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to the extent possible. The department, notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 120, shall have the power to adopt by reference in a regulation or regulations adopted by it the specifications, tolerances, and technical requirements approved by the National Conference on Weights and Measures and published in Handbook 44 of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The department may, from time to time, adopt such regulations as may be necessary to conform the state standards to those of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which may be adopted by reference to supplements to, or revisions of, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Handbook 44.
History.s. 1, ch. 72-101; s. 8, ch. 90-320.