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2014 Florida Statutes

F.S. 400.0083
400.0083 Interference; retaliation; penalties.
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person, long-term care facility, or other entity to willfully interfere with a representative of the office, the state council, or a local council in the performance of official duties.
(2) It shall be unlawful for any person, long-term care facility, or other entity to knowingly or willfully take action or retaliate against any resident, employee, or other person for filing a complaint with, providing information to, or otherwise cooperating with any representative of the office, the state council, or a local council.
(3) Any person, long-term care facility, or other entity that violates this section:
(a) Shall be liable for damages and equitable relief as determined by law.
(b) Commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083.
History.ss. 12, 30, ch. 93-177; s. 132, ch. 2000-349; s. 52, ch. 2000-367; s. 16, ch. 2006-121.