2018 Florida Statutes

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Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 784 ASSAULT; BATTERY; CULPABLE NEGLIGENCE
SECTION 085Battery of child by throwing, tossing, projecting, or expelling certain fluids or materials.


F.S. 784.085
784.085 Battery of child by throwing, tossing, projecting, or expelling certain fluids or materials.
(1) It is unlawful for any person, except a child as defined in this section, to knowingly cause or attempt to cause a child to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, or urine or feces by throwing, tossing, projecting, or expelling such fluid or material.
(2) Any person, except a child as defined in this section, who violates this section commits battery of a child, a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(3) As used in this section, the term “child” means a person under 18 years of age.
History.s. 85, ch. 2000-139.

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