Florida Statutes Title XLVI. Crimes § 836.12. Threats

(1) As used in this section, the term:

(a) “Family member” means:

1. An individual related to another individual by blood or marriage;  or

2. An individual who stands in loco parentis to another individual.

(b) “Law enforcement officer” means:

1. A law enforcement officer as defined in s. 943.10 ;  or

2. A federal law enforcement officer as defined in s. 901.1505 .

(2) Any person who threatens a law enforcement officer, a state attorney, an assistant state attorney, a firefighter, a judge, or an elected official, or a family member of such persons, with death or serious bodily harm commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083 .

(3) A person who commits a second or subsequent violation of subsection (2) commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

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