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The 2016 Florida Statutes

Title XLIII
DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 741
MARRIAGE; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
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F.S. 741.283
741.283 Minimum term of imprisonment for domestic violence.If a person is adjudicated guilty of a crime of domestic violence, as defined in s. 741.28, and the person has intentionally caused bodily harm to another person, the court shall order the person to serve a minimum of 5 days in the county jail as part of the sentence imposed, unless the court sentences the person to a nonsuspended period of incarceration in a state correctional facility. This section does not preclude the court from sentencing the person to probation, community control, or an additional period of incarceration.
History.s. 3, ch. 2001-50.