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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 827
ABUSE OF CHILDREN
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F.S. 827.01
827.01 Definitions.As used in this chapter:
(1) “Caregiver” means a parent, adult household member, or other person responsible for a child’s welfare.
(2) “Child” means any person under the age of 18 years.
(3) “Placement” means the giving or transferring of possession or custody of a child by any person to another person for adoption or with the intent or purpose of surrendering the control of the child.
History.s. 48, ch. 74-383; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 7, ch. 96-322.