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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 553
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS
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F.S. 553.973
553.973 Enforcement and penalties.
(1) The Department of Business and Professional Regulation shall investigate any complaints received concerning violations of this part and shall report the results of its investigation to the Attorney General or state attorney. The Attorney General or state attorney may institute proceedings to enjoin any person found to be violating the provisions of this part.
(2) The department shall cause periodic inspections to be made of manufacturers, distributors, or retailers of new products in order to determine compliance with this part. The department, by rule, shall adopt procedures for such inspections and verification of products.
(3) Any person who violates any provision of this part is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable by fine as provided in s. 775.083.
History.s. 1, ch. 87-271; s. 422, ch. 2011-142.