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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 794
SEXUAL BATTERY
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F.S. 794.005
794.005 Legislative findings and intent as to basic charge of sexual battery.The Legislature finds that the least serious sexual battery offense, which is provided in s. 794.011(5), was intended, and remains intended, to serve as the basic charge of sexual battery and to be necessarily included in the offenses charged under subsections (3) and (4), within the meaning of s. 924.34; and that it was never intended that the sexual battery offense described in s. 794.011(5) require any force or violence beyond the force and violence that is inherent in the accomplishment of “penetration” or “union.”
History.s. 2, ch. 92-135.