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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 817
FRAUDULENT PRACTICES
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F.S. 817.559
817.559 Television picture tube labels; definitions.
(1) As used in this section:
(a) “Picture tube” means a cathode ray tube, commonly known as a television picture tube, designed primarily for use in a home-type television receiver alone or in combination with any electronic device or appliance.
(b) “Used picture tube” means a picture tube which has been sold to and used by a consumer.
(c) “Used component or material” means any part or material salvaged from a used or secondhand picture tube.
(2) No manufacturer, processor, or distributor of television picture tubes shall sell, offer for sale, or expose for sale any such tube unless the television picture tube and its container, if any, are correctly labeled to indicate the new and used components and materials of such tube according to the schedule and manner hereinafter provided.
(3) Description of the picture tube by new and used components and materials shall be indicated by setting forth on the label the particular grade and verbatim description as selected from the following which applies to such tube:
(a) Black and white picture tube.
1. Grade AA.Description: All new components and materials, including new glass envelope.
2. Grade A.Description: Used glass envelope; all other components and materials are new.
3. Grade B.Description: Used glass envelope, used phosphorescent viewing screen, used aluminization, and used internal conductive coating; all other components and materials are new.
4. Grade C.Description: Used picture tube for resale; all significant components and materials are used.
(b) Color picture tube.
1. Grade AA.Description: All new components and materials, including new glass envelope.
2. Grade A.Description: Used glass envelope and new or used shadow mask; all other components and materials are new.
3. Grade B.Description: New electron gun; all other components and materials are used.
4. Grade C.Description: Used picture tube for resale; all significant components and materials are used.
(c) Used picture tube.The fact that a used picture tube has been rejuvenated, has a new or used brightener attached to it, or has fresh paint or coating on the outside, or any combination of the above, shall not change its status or description as a grade C picture tube, and the terms “rebuilt” or “reconditioned” or words of like import shall not be used to describe such tube.
(d) Picture tube seconds.When a picture tube is a “second,” such tube shall be designated by label as a “second” to the exclusion of any other grade designation or component description, and the following additional notation shall appear verbatim on the label: “This picture tube is a manufacturer’s reject or second line quality tube, but it is capable of giving satisfactory performance.”
(4) Any person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 73-239.
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