Section 633.171, Florida Statutes 2003
633.171 Penalty for violation of law, rule, or order to cease and desist or for failure to comply with corrective order.--
(1) The violation of any provision of this law, or any order or rule of the State Fire Marshal or order to cease and desist or to correct conditions issued hereunder, shall constitute a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) It shall constitute a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083, to intentionally or willfully:
(a) Render a fire extinguisher or preengineered system required by statute or by rule inoperative except during such time as the extinguisher or preengineered system is being serviced, hydrotested, tested, repaired, or recharged, except pursuant to court order.
(b) Obliterate the serial number on a fire extinguisher for purposes of falsifying service records.
(c) Improperly service, recharge, repair, hydrotest, test, or inspect a fire extinguisher or preengineered system.
(d) Use the license or permit number of another person.
(e) Hold a permit and allow another person to use said permit number.
(f) Use, or permit the use of, any license by any individual or organization other than the one to whom the license is issued.
History.--s. 1, ch. 21847, 1943; s. 11, ch. 65-216; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 659, ch. 71-136; s. 7A, ch. 71-141; s. 3, ch. 78-141; s. 13, ch. 87-287; s. 22, ch. 89-233; s. 157, ch. 91-224; s. 6, ch. 98-170; s. 57, ch. 98-419.
Note.--Former s. 633.16.