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Remedies available in cases of unlawful sale.
F.S. 651.1081
651.1081 Remedies available in cases of unlawful sale.
(1) Upon a determination by the office that a provider is or has been violating the provisions of this chapter, the office may order the provider to cease sales and make a rescission offer to the resident in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(2) Upon such order by the office, every unlawful sale made in violation of this chapter may be rescinded at the election of the resident without penalty.
(3) No resident shall have the benefit of this section who, within 30 days of receipt, has refused or failed to accept an offer made in writing by the provider to rescind the contract in question and to refund the full amount paid by the resident with interest on the full amount paid for the contract at the legal rate, pursuant to s. 55.03, for the period from the date of payment by the resident to the date of repayment, less the amount of the cost of care provided, if applicable, and the amount of any costs specifically incurred by the provider at the request of the resident and set forth in writing in a separate addendum, signed by both parties to the contract.
History.s. 20, ch. 97-229; s. 1688, ch. 2003-261.