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Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 531
WEIGHTS, MEASURES, AND STANDARDS
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F.S. 531.44
531.44 Misrepresentation of pricing; verification procedures.
(1) No person shall misrepresent the price of any commodity or service sold or offered, exposed, or advertised for sale by weight, measure, or count, nor represent the price in any manner calculated or tending to mislead or in any way deceive a person. Whenever an advertised, posted, or labeled price per unit of weight, measure, or count includes a fraction of a cent, all elements of a fraction shall be prominently displayed, and the numeral or numerals expressing the fraction shall be immediately adjacent to, of the same general design and style as, and at least one-half the height and width of, the numerals representing the whole cent.
(2) The department may adopt, by rule, sampling procedures for determining acceptable pricing practices. Sampling procedures for determining acceptable pricing practices may include, but are not limited to, those procedures adopted by the National Conference on Weights and Measures.
History.s. 1, ch. 72-101; s. 27, ch. 97-220.