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Title XLVII CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 918 CONDUCT OF TRIAL
SECTION 13Tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
918.13 Tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.—
(1) No person, knowing that a criminal trial or proceeding or an investigation by a duly constituted prosecuting authority, law enforcement agency, grand jury or legislative committee of this state is pending or is about to be instituted, shall:
(a) Alter, destroy, conceal, or remove any record, document, or thing with the purpose to impair its verity or availability in such proceeding or investigation; or
(b) Make, present, or use any record, document, or thing, knowing it to be false.
History.—s. 2, ch. 72-315.