eLaws of Florida

  SECTION 468.517. Prohibitions; penalties.  

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  • 1(1) 2A person may not knowingly:
    7(a) 8Engage in dietetics and nutrition practice or nutrition counseling for remuneration unless the person is licensed under this part;
    27(b) 28Use the name or title “dietitian,” “licensed dietitian,” “nutritionist,” “licensed nutritionist,” “nutrition counselor,” or “licensed nutrition counselor,” or any other words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that he or she is a dietitian, nutritionist, or nutrition counselor, or otherwise hold himself or herself out as such, unless the person is the holder of a valid license issued under this part;
    96(c) 97Present as his or her own the license of another;
    107(d) 108Give false or forged evidence to the board or a member thereof;
    120(e) 121Use or attempt to use a license that has been suspended, revoked, or placed on inactive or delinquent status;
    140(f) 141Employ unlicensed persons to engage in dietetics and nutrition practice or nutrition counseling; or
    155(g) 156Conceal information relative to any violation of this part.
    165(2) 166A person who violates any provision of this section commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 187775.082 188or s. 190775.083191.
History.-ss. 17, 20, ch. 88-236; s. 100, ch. 91-224; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 204, ch. 94-119; s. 18, ch. 96-367.

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