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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 839
OFFENSES BY PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
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F.S. 839.18
839.18 Penalty for officer assuming to act before qualification.Whoever being elected, or appointed, to any office assumes to perform any of the duties thereof before qualification, according to law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.RS 2737; GS 3732; RGS 5757; CGL 7987; s. 1028, ch. 71-136.