Unlawful Use of Badges of Certain Orders, Organizations and Other Groups
If you wear the badge or button of any of the following groups and you are not a member of that group or society or otherwise entitled to wear the badge or button, you may be charged with a second-degree misdemeanor:
- Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
- Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States
- Patrons of Husbandry
- Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America
- Woodmen of the World
- Any society, order or organization of five years' standing in the state of Florida
A second-degree misdemeanor is punishable by up to 60 days of incarceration and/or a fine of up to $500.
Furthermore, if you wear the badge, button or other insignia of the American Legion and you are not a member of the American Legion, you may be charged with a second-degree misdemeanor.
If you wear or display a badge, button, insignia or any other emblem of the following while not entitled to do so, you may be charged with a first-degree misdemeanor:
- Benevolent organization
- Fraternal organization
- Social organization
- Humane organization
- Charitable organization
A first-degree misdemeanor is punishable by up to one year of incarceration and/or a fine of up to $1,000.