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Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 499
FLORIDA DRUG AND COSMETIC ACT
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F.S. 499.68
499.68 Reports of thefts, illegal use, or illegal possession.
(1) Any sheriff, police department, or law enforcement officer of this state shall give immediate notice to the department of any theft, illegal use, or illegal possession of ether involving any person and shall forward a copy of his or her final written report to the department.
(2) Any licensee or permittee who incurs a loss, an unexplained shortage, or a theft of ether, or who has knowledge of a loss, an unexplained shortage, or a theft of ether, shall, within 12 hours after the discovery thereof, report such loss, theft, or unexplained shortage to the county sheriff or police chief of the jurisdiction in which the loss, theft, or unexplained shortage occurred. Such loss, theft, or unexplained shortage must also be reported to the department by the close of the next business day following the discovery thereof.
(3) Any law enforcement agency which investigates the causes and circumstances of any loss, theft, or unexplained shortage of ether shall forward a copy of its final written report to the department. The department shall retain all such reports in the respective files of the affected licensees and permittees.
History.ss. 10, 11, ch. 86-133; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 599, ch. 97-103.