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Amendments to 817.504


The 2022 Florida Statutes (including 2022 Special Session A and 2023 Special Session B)

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 817
FRAUDULENT PRACTICES
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F.S. 817.504 Florida Statutes and Case Law
817.504 Offering or advertising a vaccine with intent to defraud.
(1) It is unlawful for any person to knowingly and willfully make a materially false or misleading statement or to knowingly and willfully disseminate false or misleading information regarding the availability of, or access to, a vaccine for the novel coronavirus “COVID-19” or a vaccine for any other pandemic disease in any marketing or advertising material; on a website, social media platform, or other media; or by telephone, text message, mail, or e-mail, with the intent to obtain another person’s personal identification information, as defined in s. 817.568(1)(f), or to obtain or receive any money or other valuable consideration.
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), a person who violates this subsection commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(b) A person who commits a second or subsequent violation of this subsection commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2) Prosecution for a violation of this section may be brought on behalf of the state by any state attorney or by the statewide prosecutor.
(3) If the Attorney General reasonably believes that a person has committed a violation of this section, the Attorney General may institute a civil action for a violation of this section or to prevent a violation of this section. An action for relief may include a permanent or temporary injunction, a restraining order, or any other appropriate order.
History.s. 2, ch. 2021-34.

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: March 07, 2023
F.S. 817.504 on Google Scholar

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Amendments to 817.504


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 817.504
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

Current data shows no reason an arrest or criminal charge should have occurred directly under Florida Statute 817.504.


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S817.504
R or S next to points is Mandatory Revocation or Suspension

Current data shows no reason a civil citation or a suspension or revocation of license should have been issued under Florida Statute 817.504.


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