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Legal Statutes: Florida

UPDATED July 16, 2017

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Chapter 784. Assault, Battery, Culpable Negligence

back to top784.021. Aggravated assault

(1) An “aggravated assault” is an assault:

(a) With a deadly weapon without intent to kill; or

(b) With an intent to commit a felony.

(2) Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
Laws 1881, c. 3275, § 2; Rev.St.1892, § 2402; Gen.St.1906, § 3228; Rev.Gen.St.1920, § 5061; Comp.Gen.Laws 1927, § 7163; Laws 1955, c. 29709, § 1; Laws 1957, c. 57-345, § 1; Laws 1971, c. 71-136, § 731; Fla.St.1973, § 784.04; Laws 1974, c. 74-383, § 18; Laws 1975, c. 75-298, § 8.