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The 2015 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 497
FUNERAL, CEMETERY, AND CONSUMER SERVICES
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CHAPTER 497
PART I

GENERAL PROVISIONS

497.001
Short title.
497.002
Purpose and intent.
497.0021
Applicability of parts.
497.005
Definitions.
497.101
Board of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services; membership; appointment; terms.
497.103
Authority of board and department; Chief Financial Officer recommendations.
497.107
Headquarters.
497.140
Fees.
497.141
Licensing; general application procedures.
497.142
Licensing; fingerprinting and criminal background checks.
497.143
Licensing; limited licenses for times of critical need.
497.144
Licensing; examinations, general provisions.
497.145
Licensing; use of professional testing services.
497.146
Licensing; address of record; changes; licensee responsibility.
497.147
Continuing education; general provisions.
497.148
Continuing education; monitoring of compliance.
497.149
Investigations, hearings, and inspections.
497.150
Compliance examinations of existing licensees.
497.151
Complaints; logs; procedures.
497.152
Disciplinary grounds.
497.153
Disciplinary procedures and penalties.
497.154
Disciplinary guidelines.
497.155
Disciplinary citations and minor violations.
497.156
Emergency action against licensees.
497.157
Unlicensed practice; remedies concerning violations by unlicensed persons.
497.158
Court enforcement actions; powers; abatement of nuisances.
497.159
Crimes.
497.160
Receivership proceedings.
497.161
Other rulemaking provisions.
497.162
Health and safety education.
497.163
Restriction on requirement of citizenship.
497.164
Solicitation of goods or services.
497.165
Liability of owners, directors, and officers regarding trust funds.
497.166
Preneed sales.
497.167
Administrative matters.
497.168
Members of Armed Forces in good standing with administrative boards.
497.169
Private actions; actions on behalf of consumers; attorney’s fee.
497.170
Unauthorized arrangements.
497.171
Identification of human remains.
497.172
Public records exemptions; public meetings exemptions.