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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 507
HOUSEHOLD MOVING SERVICES
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F.S. 507.02
507.02 Construction; intent; application.
(1) This chapter shall be construed liberally to:
(a) Establish the law of this state governing the loading, transportation or shipment, unloading, and affiliated storage of household goods as part of household moves.
(b) Address household moving practices in this state in a manner that is not inconsistent with federal law governing consumer protection.
(2) This chapter applies to the operations of any mover or moving broker engaged in the intrastate transportation or shipment of household goods originating in this state and terminating in this state. This chapter does not apply to shipments contracted by the United States, the state, or any local government or political subdivision of the state.
(3) This chapter is intended to secure the satisfaction and confidence of shippers and members of the public when using a mover.
(4) This chapter does not supersede the authority or jurisdiction of any federal agency for goods or services regulated or controlled under other provisions of law.
History.s. 2, ch. 2002-53; s. 4, ch. 2006-4.