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Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 817
FRAUDULENT PRACTICES
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F.S. 817.311
817.311 Unlawful use of badges, etc.
(1) From and after May 9, 1949, any person who shall wear or display a badge, button, insignia or other emblem, or shall use the name of or claim to be a member of any benevolent, fraternal, social, humane, or charitable organization, which organization is entitled to the exclusive use of such name and such badge, button, insignia or emblem either in the identical form or in such near resemblance thereto as to be a colorable imitation thereof, unless such person is entitled so to do under the laws, rules and regulations of such organization, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) This section shall be cumulative to any and all laws now in force in the state.
History.s. 1, ch. 25025, 1949; s. 863, ch. 71-136.

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