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The 2001 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
Public Health
Chapter 399
Elevator Safety
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Section 399.105, Florida Statutes 2001

399.105  Administrative fines.--

(1)  Any person who fails to comply with the reporting requirements of s. 399.02 or with the reasonable requests of the department to determine whether the provisions of a service maintenance contract and its implementation assure safe elevator operation is subject to an administrative fine not greater than $1,000 in addition to any other penalty provided by law.

(2)  Any person who commences the operation, installation, relocation, or alteration of any elevator for which a permit or certificate is required by this chapter without having obtained from the department the permit or certificate is subject to an administrative fine not greater than $1,000 in addition to any other penalty provided by law. No fine may be imposed under this subsection for commencing installation without a construction permit if such permit is issued within 60 days after the actual commencement of installation.

(3)  An elevator owner who continues to operate an elevator after notice to discontinue its use is subject to an administrative fine not greater than $1,000 for each day the elevator has been operated after the service of the notice, in addition to any other penalty provided by law.

(4)  An elevator owner who fails to comply with an order issued under s. 399.061(4) within 60 days after its issuance is subject, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, to an administrative fine set by the department in an amount not to exceed $1,000.

(5)  All administrative fines collected shall be deposited into the Hotel and Restaurant Trust Fund.

History.--ss. 2, 7, 10, 16, 17, ch. 83-145; ss. 7, 8, ch. 93-16; s. 13, ch. 2001-186.


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