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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. 507.09
507.09 Administrative remedies; penalties.
(1) The department may enter an order doing one or more of the following if the department finds that a mover or moving broker, or a person employed or contracted by a mover or broker, has violated or is operating in violation of this chapter or the rules or orders issued pursuant to this chapter:
(a) Issuing a notice of noncompliance under s. 120.695.
(b) Imposing an administrative fine in the Class II category pursuant to s. 570.971 for each act or omission. However, the department must impose an administrative fine in the Class IV category for each violation of s. 507.07(9) if the department does not seek a civil penalty for the same offense.
(c) Directing that the person cease and desist specified activities.
(d) Refusing to register or revoking or suspending a registration.
(e) Placing the registrant on probation, subject to the conditions specified by the department.
(2) The administrative proceedings which could result in the entry of an order imposing any of the penalties specified in subsection (1) are governed by chapter 120.
(3) The department may adopt rules under ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54 to administer this chapter.
History.s. 9, ch. 2002-53; s. 11, ch. 2006-4; s. 46, ch. 2014-150; s. 3, ch. 2017-79.