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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 506.5131, Florida Statutes 2004

506.5131  Return of shopping carts; assessment of fees, fines, and costs.--

(1)  The rightful owner of any shopping cart with a registered name or mark found on public property shall be immediately notified of its recovery.

(2)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law or local ordinance, no fee, fine, or costs may be assessed against the owner of a shopping cart found on public property, unless the shopping cart was removed from the premises or parking area of a retail establishment by the owner of the shopping cart, or an employee acting on the owner's behalf, and such fee, fine, or cost has been approved by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

History.--s. 12, ch. 98-396.