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The 2022 Florida Statutes (including Special Session A)

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 397
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
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F.S. 397.581
397.581 Unlawful activities relating to assessment and treatment; penalties.
(1) Knowingly furnishing false information for the purpose of obtaining emergency or other involuntary admission for any person is a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 and by a fine not exceeding $5,000.
(2) Causing or otherwise securing, or conspiring with or assisting another to cause or secure, without reason for believing a person to be impaired, any emergency or other involuntary procedure for the person is a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 and by a fine not exceeding $5,000.
(3) Causing, or conspiring with or assisting another to cause, the denial to any person of any right accorded pursuant to this chapter is a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 and by a fine not exceeding $5,000.
History.s. 4, ch. 93-39; s. 26, ch. 2009-132.