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2014 Florida Statutes

SECTION 701
Local ordinances affecting impairment and public impairment offenses forbidden.
F.S. 397.701
397.701 Local ordinances affecting impairment and public impairment offenses forbidden.A county, municipality, or other political subdivision of the state may not, except pursuant to the provisions of s. 397.702, adopt a local law, ordinance, resolution, or regulation having the force of law which provides that impairment in public in and of itself, or being found in enumerated places in an impaired condition, is an offense, a violation, or the subject of civil or criminal sanctions or penalties of any kind. This section does not affect offenses involving the operation of motor vehicles, machinery, or other hazardous equipment.
History.s. 7, ch. 93-39.