Florida Senate - 2016 SB 498
By Senator Sobel
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the repeal of a prohibition on
3 cohabitation; amending s. 798.02, F.S.; deleting
4 provisions prohibiting cohabitation by unmarried men
5 and women; providing an effective date.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9 Section 1. Section 798.02, Florida Statutes, is amended to
11 798.02 Lewd and lascivious behavior.—
If any man and woman,
12 not being married to each other, lewdly and lasciviously
13 associate and cohabit together, or If any man or woman, married
14 or unmarried, engages in open and gross lewdness and lascivious
15 behavior, they shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second
16 degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
17 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.