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Title XL REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 713 LIENS, GENERALLY
SECTION 69Unlawful to remove property upon which lien has accrued.
713.69 Unlawful to remove property upon which lien has accrued.—It is unlawful for any person to remove any property upon which a lien has accrued under s. 713.68 from any hotel, apartment house, roominghouse, lodginghouse, boardinghouse or tenement house without first making full payment to the person operating or conducting the same of all sums due and payable for such occupancy or without first having the written consent of such person so conducting or operating such place to so remove such property. Any person who violates this section, if the value of the property removed in violation hereof is less than $1,000, commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083; and if the value of the property so removed is $1,000 or more, such person commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.—ss. 2, 3, ch. 12080, 1927; CGL 5376, 7323; s. 36, ch. 67-254; s. 687, ch. 71-136; s. 28, ch. 2019-167.
Note.—Former s. 85.20.