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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 782
HOMICIDE
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F.S. 782.081 Florida Statutes and Case Law
782.081 Commercial exploitation of self-murder.
(1) As used in this section, the term:
(a) “Deliberately assisting” means carrying out a public act that is intended to:
1. Aid, abet, facilitate, permit, advocate, or encourage;
2. Publicize, promote, advertise, operate, stage, schedule, or conduct;
3. Provide or secure a venue, transportation, or security; or
4. Result in the collection of an admission or fee.
(b) “Self-murder” means the voluntary and intentional taking of one’s own life. As used in this section, the term includes attempted self-murder.
(c) “Simulated self-murder” means the artistic depiction or portrayal of self-murder which is not an actual self-murder. The term includes, but is not limited to, an artistic depiction or portrayal of self-murder in a script, play, movie, or story presented to the public or during an event.
(2) A person may not for commercial or entertainment purposes:
(a) Conduct any event that the person knows or reasonably should know includes an actual self-murder as a part of the event or deliberately assist in an actual self-murder.
(b) Provide a theater, auditorium, club, or other venue or location for any event that the person knows or reasonably should know includes an actual self-murder as a part of the event.
(3) This section does not prohibit any event during which simulated self-murder will occur.
(4) It is not a defense to a prosecution under this section that an attempted self-murder did not result in a self-murder.
(5) A person who violates this section commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(6) The Attorney General or any state attorney may bring a civil proceeding for declaratory, injunctive, or other relief to enforce the provisions of this section.
History.s. 1, ch. 2004-30; s. 141, ch. 2005-2.

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: August 29, 2022
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Amendments to 782.081


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 782.081
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

782.081 - HOMICIDE - COMMERCIAL EXPLOITATION OR ASSIST SELF-MURDER - F: T


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S782.081
R or S next to points is Mandatory Revocation or Suspension

Current data shows no reason a civil citation or a suspension or revocation of license should have been issued under Florida Statute 782.081.


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