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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XVII
Chapter 250
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F.S. 250.51
250.51 Insult to troops; penalty.When troops of the Florida National Guard are at drill in their respective armories, on the streets, public roads, or other places, where such drills are conducted or when they are performing other duties required of them by the state or the United States, a person may not make any disloyal or insulting remark to or about the troops or make any sign, motion, or gesture calculated to insult or humiliate the troops. Any person who makes a disloyal or insulting remark, or who makes any such sign, motion, or gesture, for the purpose and in the manner prohibited in this section, commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.s. 64, ch. 8502, 1921; CGL 8129; s. 1, ch. 25112, 1949; s. 149, ch. 71-136; s. 48, ch. 2003-68.
Note.Former s. 250.71.