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2014 Florida Statutes

F.S. 562.34
562.34 Containers; seizure and forfeiture.
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to have in her or his possession, custody, or control any cans, jugs, jars, bottles, vessels, or any other type of containers which are being used, are intended to be used, or are known by the possessor to have been used to bottle or package alcoholic beverages; however, this provision shall not apply to any person properly licensed to bottle or package such alcoholic beverages or to any person intending to dispose of such containers to a person, firm, or corporation properly licensed to bottle or package such alcoholic beverages.
(2) It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any cans, jugs, jars, bottles, vessels, or any other type of containers, knowing that such are to be used in the bottling or packaging of alcoholic beverages, unless the person receiving same, by purchase or otherwise, shall hold a license to manufacture or distribute such alcoholic beverages.
(3) It shall be unlawful for any person to transport any cans, jugs, jars, bottles, vessels, or any other type of containers intended to be used to bottle or package alcoholic beverages; however, this section shall not apply to any firm or corporation holding a license to manufacture or distribute such alcoholic beverages and shall not apply to any person transporting such containers to any person, firm, or corporation holding a license to manufacture or distribute such alcoholic beverages.
(4) Any person violating any provision of this section of the law shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(5) Any such cans, jugs, jars, bottles, vessels, or any other type of container found in the possession, custody, or control of any person which are being used or are intended to be used or to be disposed of in violation of this section shall be seized by the division, sheriffs, or deputy sheriffs and shall be forfeited to the state.
History.s. 11, ch. 19301, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 4151(271s); s. 3, ch. 61-218; ss. 16, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 571, ch. 71-136; s. 2, ch. 72-230; s. 25, ch. 79-11; s. 5, ch. 86-269; s. 867, ch. 97-103.