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Proof of security; security requirements; penalties.
Section 627.734, Florida Statutes 2007

1627.734  Proof of security; security requirements; penalties.--

(1)  The provisions of chapter 324 which pertain to the method of giving and maintaining proof of financial responsibility and which govern and define a motor vehicle liability policy shall apply to filing and maintaining proof of security required by ss. 627.730-627.7405.

(2)  Any person who:

(a)  Gives information required in a report or otherwise as provided for in ss. 627.730-627.7405, knowing or having reason to believe that such information is false;

(b)  Forges or, without authority, signs any evidence of proof of security; or

(c)  Files, or offers for filing, any such evidence of proof, knowing or having reason to believe that it is forged or signed without authority,

is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083

History.--ss. 5, 5A, ch. 71-252; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 553, 563, ch. 82-243; s. 155, ch. 91-224; s. 19, ch. 2003-411.

1Note.--Section 19, ch. 2003-411, provides that:

"(1)  Effective October 1, 2007, sections 627.730, 627.731, 627.732, 627.733, 627.734, 627.736, 627.737, 627.739, 627.7401, 627.7403, and 627.7405, Florida Statutes, constituting the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law, are repealed, unless reenacted by the Legislature during the 2006 Regular Session and such reenactment becomes law to take effect for policies issued or renewed on or after October 1, 2006.

"(2)  Insurers are authorized to provide, in all policies issued or renewed after October 1, 2006, that such policies may terminate on or after October 1, 2007, as provided in subsection (1)."