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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 497
FUNERAL, CEMETERY, AND CONSUMER SERVICES
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Chapter 497, Part I, Florida Statutes 2008

PART I

GENERAL PROVISIONS

497.001  Short title.

497.002  Purpose and intent.

497.0021  Applicability of parts.

497.005  Definitions.

497.101  Board of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services; membership; appointment; terms.

497.103  Authority of board and department; Chief Financial Officer recommendations.

497.107  Headquarters.

497.140  Fees.

497.141  Licensing; general application procedures.

497.142  Licensing; fingerprinting and criminal background checks.

497.143  Licensing; limited licenses for retired professionals.

497.144  Licensing; examinations, general provisions.

497.145  Licensing; use of professional testing services.

497.146  Licensing; address of record; changes; licensee responsibility.

497.147  Continuing education; general provisions.

497.148  Continuing education; monitoring of compliance.

497.149  Investigations, hearings, and inspections.

497.150  Compliance examinations of existing licensees.

497.151  Complaints; logs; procedures.

497.152  Disciplinary grounds.

497.153  Disciplinary procedures and penalties.

497.154  Disciplinary guidelines.

497.155  Disciplinary citations and minor violations.

497.156  Emergency action against licensees.

497.157  Unlicensed practice; remedies concerning violations by unlicensed persons.

497.158  Court enforcement actions; powers; abatement of nuisances.

497.159  Crimes.

497.160  Receivership proceedings.

497.161  Other rulemaking provisions.

497.162  Health and safety education.

497.163  Restriction on requirement of citizenship.

497.164  Solicitation of goods or services.

497.165  Liability of owners, directors, and officers regarding trust funds.

497.166  Preneed sales.

497.167  Administrative matters.

497.168  Members of Armed Forces in good standing with administrative boards.

497.169  Private actions; actions on behalf of consumers; attorney's fee.

497.170  Unauthorized arrangements.

497.171  Identification of human remains.

497.172  Public records exemptions; public meetings exemptions.