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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 05
Deriving support from the proceeds of prostitution.
F.S. 796.05
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.
(c) For a third or subsequent offense, a felony of the first degree punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084, with a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 10 years.
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.