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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: September 19, 2019
Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 817
FRAUDULENT PRACTICES
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F.S. 817.802 Florida Statutes and Case Law
817.802 Unlawful fees and costs.
(1) It is unlawful for any person, while engaging in debt management services or credit counseling services, to charge or accept from a debtor residing in this state, directly or indirectly, a fee or contribution greater than $50 for the initial setup or initial consultation. Subsequently, the person may not charge or accept a fee or contribution from a debtor residing in this state greater than $120 per year for additional consultations or, alternatively, if debt management services as defined in s. 817.801(4)(b) are provided, the person may charge the greater of 7.5 percent of the amount paid monthly by the debtor to the person or $35 per month.
(2) This section does not prohibit any person, while engaging in debt management or credit counseling services, from imposing upon and receiving from a debtor a reasonable and separate charge or fee for insufficient funds transactions.
History.s. 1, ch. 2004-351; s. 2, ch. 2006-136.
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Amendments to 817.802


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 817.802
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

817.802 1 - PUBLIC ORDER CRIMES - CREDIT COUNSELOR CHARGES UNLAWFUL FEE - F: T


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S817.802
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 817.802.


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