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The 2023 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
Chapter 399
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F.S. 399.049
399.049 Disciplinary action.
(1) The department may suspend or revoke an elevator inspector certification, an elevator company registration, an elevator certificate of competency, or an elevator certificate of operation issued under this chapter or impose an administrative penalty of up to $1,000 per violation upon any registered elevator company or certificateholder who commits any one or more of the following violations:
(a) Any false statement as to a material matter in an application for registration, certification, or any permit or certificate issued under this chapter.
(b) Fraud, misrepresentation, or bribery in the practice of the profession.
(c) Failure by a certified elevator inspector to provide the department and the certificate of operation holder with a copy of the inspection report within 5 days after the date of any inspection performed after the initial certificate of operation is issued.
(d) Violation of any provision of this chapter.
(e) Failure by a certified elevator inspector to maintain his or her qualified elevator inspector credential in good standing.
(f) Having a license to install, inspect, maintain, or repair any vertical conveyance revoked, suspended, or otherwise acted against, including the denial of licensure, by the licensing authority of another state, territory, or county.
(g) Engaging in fraud or deceit, negligence, incompetency, or misconduct in the practice of the profession.
(2) Any disciplinary action taken under this chapter must comply with chapter 120 and any rules adopted thereunder.
History.s. 9, ch. 2001-186; s. 6, ch. 2002-293; s. 9, ch. 2002-299; s. 4, ch. 2010-110.