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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 552
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F.S. 552.113
552.113 Reports of thefts, illegal use, or illegal possession.
(1) Any sheriff, police department, or peace officer of this state shall give immediate notice to the division of any theft, illegal use, or illegal possession of explosives within the purview of this chapter, coming to his or her attention, and shall forward a copy of his or her final written report to the division.
(2) It is unlawful for any holder of an explosives license or permit who incurs a loss, unexplained shortage, or theft of explosives, or who has knowledge of a theft or loss of explosives, to fail to report such loss or unexplained shortage or theft, within 12 hours after discovery thereof, to the nearest county sheriff or police chief and the division. Such report shall include the amount and type of explosives missing, the manufacturer’s mark, if available, the approximate time of occurrence, if known, and any other information such licensee or permittee may possess. Any other person who has knowledge or information concerning a theft shall immediately inform the nearest county sheriff or police chief of such occurrence.
(3) The Division of Investigative and Forensic Services shall investigate, or be certain that a qualified law enforcement agency investigates, the cause and circumstances of each theft, illegal use, or illegal possession of explosives which occurs within the state. A report of each such investigation shall be made and maintained by the Division of Investigative and Forensic Services.
History.s. 6, ch. 59-83; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 10, ch. 77-84; s. 795, ch. 97-103; s. 28, ch. 2016-165.