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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 18
Wrongful marking with a city, county, or other political subdivision name.
F.S. 817.18
817.18 Wrongful marking with a city, county, or other political subdivision name.
(1) A person may not knowingly sell or offer for sale, within the state, any manufactured articles which shall have printed, stamped, marked, engraved, or branded upon them, or upon the boxes, packages, or bands containing said manufactured articles, the name of any city, county, or other political subdivision of the state, other than that in which such articles were manufactured; provided, that this section does not prohibit any person from offering for sale any goods, having marked thereon the name of any city, county, or other political subdivision of the state, other than that in which said goods are manufactured, if there be no manufactory of similar goods in the city, county, or other political subdivision the name of which is used.
(2) A person violating this section commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083.
History.s. 2, ch. 4145, 1893; GS 3328; RGS 5168; CGL 7271; s. 852, ch. 71-136; s. 8, ch. 2015-166.