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The 2000 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
Chapter 790
Weapons And Firearms
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Chapter 790, Florida Statutes 2000



790.001  Definitions.

790.01  Carrying concealed weapons.

790.015  Nonresidents who are United States citizens and hold a concealed weapons license in another state; reciprocity.

790.02  Officer to arrest without warrant and upon probable cause.

790.051  Exemption from licensing requirements; law enforcement officers.

790.052  Carrying concealed firearms; off-duty law enforcement officers.

790.053  Open carrying of weapons.

790.054  Prohibited use of self-defense weapon or device against law enforcement officer; penalties.

790.06  License to carry concealed weapon or firearm.

790.061  Judges and justices; exceptions from licensure provisions.

790.065  Sale and delivery of firearms.

790.0655  Purchase and delivery of handguns; mandatory waiting period; exceptions; penalties.

790.07  Persons engaged in criminal offense, having weapons.

790.08  Taking possession of weapons and arms; reports; disposition; custody.

790.09  Manufacturing or selling slungshot.

790.10  Improper exhibition of dangerous weapons or firearms.

790.11  Carrying firearms in national forests prohibited.

790.115  Possessing or discharging weapons or firearms at a school-sponsored event or on school property prohibited; penalties; exceptions.

790.12  Permit may be granted by county commissioners.

790.14  Penalty for violation of ss. 790.11 and 790.12.

790.145  Crimes in pharmacies; possession of weapons; penalties.

790.15  Discharging firearm in public.

790.151  Using firearm while under the influence of alcoholic beverages, chemical substances, or controlled substances; penalties.

790.153  Tests for impairment or intoxication; right to refuse.

790.155  Blood test for impairment or intoxication in cases of death or serious bodily injury; right to use reasonable force.

790.157  Presumption of impairment; testing methods.

790.16  Discharging machine guns; penalty.

790.161  Making, possessing, throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging any destructive device or attempt so to do, felony; penalties.

790.1612  Authorization for governmental manufacture, possession, and use of destructive devices.

790.1615  Unlawful throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging of destructive device or bomb that results in injury to another; penalty.

790.162  Threat to throw, project, place, or discharge any destructive device, felony; penalty.

790.163  False report about planting bomb or explosive; penalty.

790.164  False reports of bombing or arson against state-owned property; penalty; reward.

790.165  Planting of "hoax bomb" prohibited; penalties.

790.166  Manufacture, possession, sale, delivery, display, use, or attempted or threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction or hoax weapon of mass destruction prohibited; definitions; penalties.

790.169  Juvenile offenders; release of names and addresses.

790.17  Furnishing weapons to minors under 18 years of age or persons of unsound mind and furnishing firearms to minors under 18 years of age prohibited.

790.173  Legislative findings and intent.

790.174  Safe storage of firearms required.

790.175  Transfer or sale of firearms; required warnings; penalties.

790.18  Sale or transfer of arms to minors by dealers.

790.19  Shooting into or throwing deadly missiles into dwellings, public or private buildings, occupied or not occupied; vessels, aircraft, buses, railroad cars, streetcars, or other vehicles.

790.22  Use of BB guns, air or gas-operated guns, or electric weapons or devices by minor under 16; limitation; possession of firearms by minor under 18 prohibited; penalties.

790.221  Possession of short-barreled rifle, short-barreled shotgun, or machine gun; penalty.

790.225  Self-propelled knives; unlawful to manufacture, sell, or possess; forfeiture; penalty.

790.23  Felons and delinquents; possession of firearms or electric weapons or devices unlawful.

790.233  Possession of firearm or ammunition prohibited when person is subject to an injunction against committing acts of domestic violence; penalties.

790.235  Possession of firearm by violent career criminal unlawful; penalty.

790.24  Report of medical treatment of certain wounds; penalty for failure to report.

790.25  Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons.

790.256  Public service announcements.

790.27  Alteration or removal of firearm serial number or possession, sale, or delivery of firearm with serial number altered or removed prohibited; penalties.

790.28  Purchase of rifles and shotguns in contiguous states.

790.29  Paramilitary training; teaching or participation prohibited.

790.31  Armor-piercing or exploding ammunition or dragon's breath shotgun shells, bolo shells, or flechette shells prohibited.

790.33  Field of regulation of firearms and ammunition preempted.