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Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 796 PROSTITUTION
SECTION 05Deriving support from the proceeds of prostitution.
796.05 Deriving support from the proceeds of prostitution.—
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person with reasonable belief or knowing another person is engaged in prostitution to live or derive support or maintenance in whole or in part from what is believed to be the earnings or proceeds of such person’s prostitution.
(2) Anyone violating this section commits:
(a) For a first offense, a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(b) For a second offense, a felony of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.—ss. 1, 2, ch. 21662, 1943; s. 767, ch. 71-136; s. 2, ch. 81-281; s. 1, ch. 87-168; s. 3, ch. 93-227; s. 11, ch. 2014-160.