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2017 Florida Statutes

F.S. 497.287
497.287 Report of identification of exempt cemeteries.
(1) All cemeteries in excess of 5 acres located in this state that are exempt from the provisions of this chapter shall be required to file a report of identification with the department and pay a $25 fee. The department shall maintain such reports as public records. Such report of identification shall be refiled every 5 years pursuant to a schedule set by board rule. Solely for purposes of chapter 120, such report of identification shall be considered a license with the department.
(2) The report shall be submitted on a form and pursuant to procedures specified by rule, and shall list the name and address of the authorized agent who is responsible for conducting the business of the cemetery and to whom inquiries about the cemetery can be directed.
(3) The department may institute proceedings in any appropriate court for injunctive relief to enforce this section. Upon issuance of an injunctive order, the court shall award the department its costs and attorney fees in the action.
History.s. 87, ch. 93-399; s. 17, ch. 96-400; s. 68, ch. 2004-301.
Note.Former s. 497.357.