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2013 Florida Statutes

F.S. 578.181
578.181 Penalties; administrative fine.
(1) The department may enter an order imposing one or more of the following penalties against any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or the rules promulgated hereunder or who impedes, obstructs, hinders, or otherwise prevents or attempts to prevent the department in the performance of its duty in connection with the provisions of this chapter:
(a) Issuance of a warning letter.
(b) Imposition of an administrative fine of not more than $1,000 per occurrence after the issuance of a warning letter.
(c) Revocation or suspension of the registration as a seed dealer.
(2) Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.s. 15, ch. 22694, 1945; s. 596, ch. 71-136; s. 3, ch. 87-386.