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Video movie; official rating of motion picture.
F.S. 847.202
847.202 Video movie; official rating of motion picture.
(1) As used in this section, the term:
(a) “Official rating” means an official rating of the Motion Picture Association of America, and the Film Advisory Board, Inc., or any other official rating organization.
(b) “Person” means an individual, corporation, partnership, or any other legal or commercial entity.
(c) “Video movie” means a videotape or video disc copy of a motion picture film.
(2) It is unlawful for a person to sell at retail, rent to another, attempt to sell at retail, or attempt to rent to another, a video movie in this state unless the official rating of the motion picture from which it is copied is clearly displayed on the outside of its cassette, case, jacket, or other covering. If the motion picture from which the video movie is copied has no official rating or if the video movie has been altered so that its content materially differs from the motion picture, such video movie shall be clearly and prominently marked as “N.R.” or “Not Rated.” Any person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.s. 7, ch. 88-283.