Bill Text: FL H0317 | 2010 | Regular Session | Comm Sub

Bill Title: Threats [SPSC]

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2010-05-11 - Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2010-51 [H0317 Detail]

Download: Florida-2010-H0317-Comm_Sub.html
CS/HB 317
A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to threats; amending s. 836.10, F.S.;
3revising provisions relating to the sending of or
4procuring the sending of letters or inscribed
5communications containing certain threats of death or
6bodily injury; including electronic communications in
7provisions; providing an effective date.
9Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Section 836.10, Florida Statutes, is amended to
13 836.10 Written threats to kill or do bodily injury;
14punishment.-If Any person who writes or composes and also sends
15or procures the sending of any letter, or inscribed
16communication, or electronic communication, so written or
17composed, whether such letter or communication be signed or
18anonymous, to any person, containing a threat to kill or to do
19bodily injury to the person to whom such letter or communication
20is sent, or a threat to kill or do bodily injury to any member
21of the family of the person to whom such letter or communication
22is sent commits, the person so writing or composing and so
23sending or procuring the sending of such letter or
24communication, shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree,
25punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
26 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2010.
CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.