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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: September 19, 2019
Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 849
GAMBLING
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F.S. 849.0915 Florida Statutes and Case Law
849.0915 Referral selling.
(1) Referral selling, whereby the seller gives or offers a rebate or discount to the buyer as an inducement for a sale in consideration of the buyer’s providing the seller with the names of prospective purchasers, is declared to be a lottery if earning the rebate or discount is contingent upon the occurrence of an event subsequent to the time the buyer agrees to buy.
(2) Any person conducting a lottery by referral selling is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(3) In addition to the penalty provided herein, the Attorney General and her or his assistants, the state attorneys and their assistants, and the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are authorized to apply to the circuit court within their respective jurisdictions, and such court shall have jurisdiction, upon hearing and for cause shown, to grant a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating the provisions of this section, whether or not there exists an adequate remedy at law, and such injunction shall issue without bond.
History.s. 1, ch. 72-110; s. 34, ch. 73-334; s. 1361, ch. 97-102.
F.S. 849.0915 on Google Scholar

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Amendments to 849.0915


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 849.0915
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

849.0915 - LOTTERY-OPERATING - CONDUCT BY REFERRAL SELLING - M: F


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S849.0915
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 849.0915.


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