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The 2016 Florida Statutes

Title XLIII
DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 742
DETERMINATION OF PARENTAGE
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F.S. 742.108
742.108 Criminal penalties for false statements of paternity.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who knowingly and willfully provides false information to the sheriff’s office, other law enforcement agency, or governmental agency, or under oath regarding the paternity of a child in conjunction with an application for, or the receipt of, public assistance for a dependent child commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083, in addition to remaining subject to any other civil or criminal penalties for perjury or making false statements which are applicable under other provisions of law.
History.s. 6, ch. 96-215.