Florida Senate - 2018 SB 310 By Senator Steube 23-00244A-18 2018310__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to threats to kill or do bodily 3 injury; amending s. 836.10, F.S.; prohibiting a person 4 from making a threat to kill or do bodily injury to 5 another person in a writing or other record and 6 transmitting that threat in any manner; deleting 7 requirements that a threat be sent to a specific 8 recipient to be prohibited; providing a penalty; 9 providing an effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Section 836.10, Florida Statutes, is amended to 14 read: 15 836.10 Written threats to kill or do bodily injury; 16 punishment.—A
Anyperson who makes a threat in a writing or 17 other record, including an electronic record, writes or composes18 and also sends or procures the sending of any letter, inscribed19 communication, or electronic communication, whether such letter20 or communication be signed or anonymous, to any person,21 containing a threatto kill or to do bodily injury to another 22 theperson and posts or transmits the threat in any manner to23 whom such letter or communication is sent, or a threat to kill24 or do bodily injury to any member of the family of the person to25 whom such letter or communication is sentcommits a felony of 26 the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 27 775.083, or s. 775.084. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2018.