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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 05
Causing, encouraging, soliciting, or recruiting criminal gang membership.
F.S. 874.05
874.05 Causing, encouraging, soliciting, or recruiting criminal gang membership.
(1)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), a person who intentionally causes, encourages, solicits, or recruits another person to become a criminal gang member where a condition of membership or continued membership is the commission of any crime commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(b) A person who commits a second or subsequent violation of this subsection commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), a person who intentionally causes, encourages, solicits, or recruits another person under 13 years of age to become a criminal gang member where a condition of membership or continued membership is the commission of any crime commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(b) A person who commits a second or subsequent violation of this subsection commits a felony of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.s. 38, ch. 96-388; s. 10, ch. 2008-238; s. 2, ch. 2013-80.