Florida Senate - 2014 SB 254 By Senator Bradley 7-00389-14 2014254__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to indecent exposure; amending s. 3 800.03, F.S.; increasing the classification of second 4 and subsequent violations of the provision prohibiting 5 unlawful exposure of sexual organs; amending s. 6 901.15, F.S.; authorizing an arrest without a warrant 7 if there is probable cause to believe that a person 8 has committed an exposure of sexual organs in 9 violation of specified provisions; providing an 10 effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Section 800.03, Florida Statutes, is amended to 15 read: 16 800.03 Exposure of sexual organs.— 17 (1) It is unlawful to expose or exhibit one’s sexual organs 18 in public or on the private premises of another, or so near 19 thereto as to be seen from such private premises, in a vulgar or 20 indecent manner, or to be naked in public except in any place 21 provided or set apart for that purpose.
Violation of this22 section is a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as23 provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.A mother’s breastfeeding 24 of her baby does not under any circumstance violate this 25 section. 26 (2) A person who violates this section commits: 27 (a) For a first offense, a misdemeanor of the first degree, 28 punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. 29 (b) For a second or subsequent offense, a felony of the 30 third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, 31 or s. 775.084. 32 Section 2. Paragraph (d) is added to subsection (9) of 33 section 901.15, Florida Statutes, to read: 34 901.15 When arrest by officer without warrant is lawful.—A 35 law enforcement officer may arrest a person without a warrant 36 when: 37 (9) There is probable cause to believe that the person has 38 committed: 39 (d) An exposure of sexual organs in violation of s. 800.03. 40 Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2014.