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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 468
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F.S. 468.531
468.531 Prohibitions; penalties.
(1) No person or entity shall:
(a) Practice or offer to practice as an employee leasing company, an employee leasing company group, or a controlling person unless such person or entity is licensed pursuant to this part;
(b) Practice or offer to practice as an employee leasing company or employee leasing company group unless all controlling persons thereof are licensed pursuant to this part;
(c) Use the name or title “licensed employee leasing company,” “employee leasing company,” “employee leasing company group,” “professional employer,” “professional employer organization,” “controlling person,” or words that would tend to lead one to believe that such person or entity is registered pursuant to this part, when such person or entity has not registered pursuant to this part;
(d) Present as his or her own or his or her entity’s own the license of another;
(e) Knowingly give false or forged evidence to the board or a member thereof; or
(f) Use or attempt to use a license that has been suspended or revoked.
(2) Any person or entity that violates any provision of this section commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. 13, 17, ch. 91-93; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 44, ch. 94-119; s. 310, ch. 97-103; s. 22, ch. 2000-356.