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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 400
NURSING HOMES AND RELATED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
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F.S. 400.241
400.241 Prohibited acts; penalties for violations.
(1) It is unlawful for any person, long-term care facility, or other entity to willfully interfere with the unannounced inspections mandated by s. 400.19(3) or part II of chapter 408. Alerting or advising a facility of the actual or approximate date of such inspection shall be a per se violation of this subsection.
(2) A violation of any provision of this part or of any minimum standard, rule, or regulation adopted pursuant thereto constitutes a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. Each day of a continuing violation is a separate offense.
History.s. 11, ch. 70-361; s. 347, ch. 71-136; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 31, 79, 83, ch. 83-181; s. 30, ch. 93-177; s. 49, ch. 93-217; s. 19, ch. 99-394; s. 73, ch. 2007-230.