Online Sunshine Logo
Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature
July 20, 2018
Text: 'NEW Advanced Legislative Search'
Interpreter Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Go to MyFlorida House
Select Year:  
The Florida Statutes

The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 782
HOMICIDE
View Entire Chapter
F.S. 782.035
782.035 Abrogation of common-law rule of evidence known as “year-and-a-day rule.”The common-law rule of evidence applicable to homicide prosecutions known as the “year-and-a-day rule,” which provides a conclusive presumption that an injury is not the cause of death or that whether it is the cause cannot be discerned if the interval between the infliction of the injury and the victim’s death exceeds a year and a day, is hereby abrogated and does not apply in this state.
History.s. 1, ch. 88-39.