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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. 849.20 Florida Statutes and Case Law
849.20 Machines and devices declared nuisance; place of operation subject to lien for fine.Any room, house, building, boat, vehicle, structure or place wherein any machine or device, or any part thereof, the possession, operation or use of which is prohibited by ss. 849.15-849.23, shall be maintained or operated, and each of such machines or devices, is declared to be a common nuisance. If a person has knowledge, or reason to believe, that his or her room, house, building, boat, vehicle, structure or place is occupied or used in violation of the provisions of ss. 849.15-849.23 and by acquiescence or consent suffers the same to be used, such room, house, building, boat, vehicle, structure or place shall be subject to a lien for and may be sold to pay all fines or costs assessed against the person guilty of such nuisance, for such violation, and the several state attorneys shall enforce such lien in the courts of this state having jurisdiction.
History.s. 7, ch. 18143, 1937; CGL 1940 Supp. 4151(405-f); s. 7, ch. 22858, 1945; s. 1371, ch. 97-102.
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Amendments to 849.20


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 849.20
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

Current data shows no reason an arrest or criminal charge should have occurred directly under Florida Statute 849.20.


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S849.20
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 849.20.


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