2016 Florida Statutes
483.221 Administrative fines.—
(1) In accordance with part II of chapter 408, the agency may impose an administrative fine, not to exceed $1,000 per violation, for the violation of any provision of this part or rules adopted under this part.
(2) In determining the penalty to be imposed for a violation, as provided in subsection (1), the following factors must be considered:
(a) The severity of the violation, including the probability that death or serious harm to the health or safety of any person will result or has resulted; the severity of the actual or potential harm; and the extent to which the provisions of this part were violated.
(b) Actions taken by the licensee to correct the violation or to remedy complaints.
(c) Any previous violation by the licensee.
(d) The financial benefit to the licensee of committing or continuing the violation.
History.—ss. 21, 30, ch. 83-276; s. 19, ch. 93-40; ss. 15, 25, ch. 93-178; s. 190, ch. 2007-230.