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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 559
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, AND INVESTMENTS, GENERALLY
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F.S. 559.9285
559.9285 Certification of business activities.
(1) Each certifying party, as defined in s. 559.927(2):
(a) Which does not offer for sale, at wholesale or retail, prearranged travel or tourist-related services for individuals or groups directly to any terrorist state and which originate in Florida;
(b) Which offers for sale, at wholesale or retail, only prearranged travel or tourist-related services for individuals or groups directly to any terrorist state and which originate in Florida, but engages in no other business dealings or commerce with any terrorist state; or
(c) Which offers for sale, at wholesale or retail, prearranged travel or tourist-related services for individuals or groups directly to any terrorist state and which originate in Florida, and also engages in any other business dealings or commerce with any terrorist state,

shall annually certify its business activities by filing a disclosure statement with the department which accurately represents the scope of the seller’s business activities according to the criteria provided in paragraph (a), paragraph (b), or paragraph (c).

(2)(a) If a certifying party changes the scope of the business activities certified pursuant to subsection (1), the certifying party shall file the following with the department no later than 15 days following the change in activities:
1. An amended certificate pursuant to subsection (1); and
2. The applicable registration fee pursuant to s. 559.928.
(b) Within 15 days after filing the amended certificate, the certifying party shall provide to the department a bond in the proper amount for the certified business activity pursuant to s. 559.929.
(3) The department shall specify by rule the form of each certification under this section which shall include the following information:
(a) The legal name, any trade names or fictitious names, mailing address, physical address, telephone number or numbers, facsimile number or numbers, all Internet and electronic contact information, and registration number, if applicable, of the certifying party.
(b) Each terrorist state with which the certifying party engages in any business or commerce.
(c) The legal name, any trade names or fictitious names, mailing address, physical address, telephone number or numbers, facsimile number or numbers, and all Internet and electronic contact information of every other commercial entity with which the certifying party engages in business or commerce that is related in any way to the certifying party’s business or commerce with any terrorist state. The information disclosed pursuant to this paragraph does not constitute customer lists, customer names, or trade secrets protected under s. 570.544(8).
(d) The type of all prearranged travel or tourist-related services that the certifying party offers for sale to individuals or groups traveling directly to any terrorist state and that originate in Florida, and the frequency with which such services are offered.
History.s. 3, ch. 2008-214; s. 38, ch. 2012-67; s. 42, ch. 2016-166.