Liability when acting upon rule, order, or declaratory statement.
655.016 Liability when acting upon rule, order, or declaratory statement.—No person acting, or who has acted, in good faith reliance upon a rule, order, or declaratory statement issued by the commission or office shall be subject to any criminal, civil, or administrative liability for such action, notwithstanding a subsequent decision by a court of competent jurisdiction invalidating the rule, order, or declaratory statement. In the case of an order or a declaratory statement which is not of general application, no person other than the person to whom the order or declaratory statement was issued is entitled to rely upon it, except upon material facts or circumstances which are substantially the same as those upon which the order or declaratory statement was based.
History.—s. 1, ch. 80-273; s. 438, ch. 81-259; s. 1, ch. 85-65; s. 1, ch. 91-307; s. 1, ch. 92-303; s. 1703, ch. 2003-261.