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Title XXXV
AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND ANIMAL INDUSTRY
Chapter 604
GENERAL AGRICULTURAL LAWS
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F.S. 604.16
604.16 Exceptions to provisions of ss. 604.15-604.34.Except for s. 604.22(2), the provisions of ss. 604.15-604.34 do not apply to:
(1) Farmers or groups of farmers in the sale of agricultural products grown by themselves.
(2) A dealer in agricultural products who pays at the time of purchase with United States cash currency or a cash equivalent, such as a money order, cashier’s check, wire transfer, electronic funds transfer, or PIN-based debit transaction, or who pays with a credit card as defined in s. 658.995(2)(a).
(3) A dealer in agricultural products who operates as a bonded licensee under the federal Packers and Stockyards Act.
(4) Dealers who purchase less than $1,000 worth of agricultural products from Florida producers or their agents or representatives during the peak month of such purchases within the calendar year.
(5) A dealer in agricultural products to the extent that the dealer purchases agricultural products from a producer that is owned by the same person who owns the dealer, a producer that is owned solely by the dealer, or a producer that solely owns the dealer.
History.s. 2, ch. 20678, 1941; s. 1, ch. 21878, 1943; s. 2, ch. 23812, 1947; s. 1, ch. 59-437; s. 1, ch. 63-351; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 76-185; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 12, 14, ch. 79-238; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; s. 2, ch. 84-347; s. 4, ch. 85-36; ss. 9, 10, ch. 90-161; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 2, ch. 2005-206; s. 159, ch. 2014-150; s. 38, ch. 2017-85.