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2017 Florida Statutes

F.S. 509.505
509.505 Required disclosures.
(1) The offeror of a membership camping plan shall include the following disclosures within each membership camping contract:
(a) The following capitalized statement in at least 10-point type: “THESE DISCLOSURES CONTAIN IMPORTANT MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED IN ACQUIRING A CAMPGROUND MEMBERSHIP. THE STATEMENTS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE ONLY SUMMARY IN NATURE. A PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER SHOULD REVIEW THESE MATTERS CAREFULLY AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON ORAL REPRESENTATIONS AS BEING CORRECT. REFER TO THESE DISCLOSURES FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS. THE OFFEROR IS PROHIBITED FROM MAKING ANY REPRESENTATIONS CONTRADICTORY TO THOSE CONTAINED IN THE CONTRACT AND EXHIBITS THERETO.”
(b) A summary of the offeror’s experience in the business of developing and marketing membership camping plans.
(c) A summary of the nature and duration of the purchaser’s use rights in the campgrounds and facilities included in the membership camping plan.
(d) A description of any mandatory dues payments which shall be payable to the offeror by the purchaser during the term of the contract, including a description of any limitation upon the offeror’s ability, if any, to increase the dues payments from time to time. If there are no limitations upon the offeror’s ability to increase the dues payments, the following capitalized statement must appear in at least 10-point type: “IN ADDITION TO THE PURCHASE PRICE, YOU MUST MAKE PERIODIC DUES PAYMENTS MORE SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED HEREIN WHICH MAY BE INCREASED FROM TIME TO TIME WITHOUT LIMITATION.”
(e) A description of any optional user fees which may be imposed upon the purchaser by the offeror, including a description of any limitation upon the offeror’s ability to increase the various user fees from time to time.
(f) A summary of the description of the campgrounds in the membership camping plan, including a summary description or grid outline of the type and number of camping sites and facilities presently constructed at such campgrounds and a separate summary description or grid outline of the type and number of camping sites and facilities planned but not yet constructed at such campgrounds. The summary description or grid outline must also include any specific goods or services for which an optional user fee may be charged.
(g) A description of the rights of any nonmembers of the membership camping plan to use the campgrounds and facilities of the membership camping plan.
(h) A description of the offeror’s right to change or withdraw from use all or a portion of the campgrounds and facilities of the membership camping plan and the extent to which the offeror is obligated to replace any campgrounds or facilities withdrawn.
(i) A summary of the rules, restrictions, or covenants governing or regulating the purchaser’s use of the campgrounds and facilities of the membership camping plan, including a description of the offeror’s right to amend such rules, restrictions, or covenants.
(j) A description of any restrictions upon the transfer by the purchaser of the purchaser’s membership in the membership camping plan.
(k) Such other information as is necessary to disclose fully and fairly all aspects of the membership camping plan.
(2) In lieu of the disclosure required by paragraph (1)(i), the offeror may furnish to each purchaser a complete copy of the rules, restrictions, or covenants described in that paragraph at the time of execution of the contract by the purchaser.
History.s. 5, ch. 88-157.