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2011 Florida Statutes

F.S. 509.151
509.151 Obtaining food or lodging with intent to defraud; penalty.
(1) Any person who obtains food, lodging, or other accommodations having a value of less than $300 at any public food service establishment, or at any transient establishment, with intent to defraud the operator thereof, is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083; if such food, lodging, or other accommodations have a value of $300 or more, such person is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2) This section does not apply where there has been an agreement in writing for delay in payments. This section shall not be used to circumvent the procedural requirements of the Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
History.ss. 1-3, ch. 6954, 1915; RGS 5157; CGL 7260; s. 45, ch. 16042, 1933; CGL 1936 Supp. 7260; s. 1, ch. 63-546; s. 474, ch. 71-136; s. 10, ch. 73-325; s. 1, ch. 74-314; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 11, 39, 42, ch. 79-240; ss. 3, 4, ch. 81-161; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 15, 51, 52, ch. 90-339; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 6, ch. 93-53.
Note.Former s. 511.38.