Online Sunshine Logo
Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature
December 12, 2017
Text: 'NEW Advanced Legislative Search'
Interpreter Services for the Hearing Impaired
Go to MyFlorida House
Select Year:  
The Florida Statutes

The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 397
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
View Entire Chapter
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.