2010 Florida Statutes
Duty to report sexual battery; penalties.
Duty to report sexual battery; penalties.—
A person who observes the commission of the crime of sexual battery and who:
Has reasonable grounds to believe that he or she has observed the commission of a sexual battery;
Has the present ability to seek assistance for the victim or victims by immediately reporting such offense to a law enforcement officer;
Fails to seek such assistance;
Would not be exposed to any threat of physical violence for seeking such assistance;
Is not the husband, wife, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, brother, or sister of the offender or victim, by consanguinity or affinity; and
Is not the victim of such sexual battery
s. 3, ch. 84-86; s. 1226, ch. 97-102.