713.69 Unlawful to remove property upon which lien has accrued.—It is unlawful for any person to remove any property upon which a lien has accrued under the provisions of s. 713.68 from any hotel, apartment house, roominghouse, lodginghouse, boardinghouse or tenement house without first making full payment to the person operating or conducting the same of all sums due and payable for such occupancy or without first having the written consent of such person so conducting or operating such place to so remove such property. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall, if the property removed in violation hereof be of the value of $50 or less, be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083; and if the property so removed should be of greater value than $50 then such person shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.—ss. 2, 3, ch. 12080, 1927; CGL 5376, 7323; s. 36, ch. 67-254; s. 687, ch. 71-136.