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Legal Statutes: Florida

UPDATED July 16, 2017

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Chapter 810. Burglary and Trespass

back to top810.14. Voyeurism prohibited; penalties

(1) A person commits the offense of voyeurism when he or she, with lewd, lascivious, or indecent intent:

(a) Secretly observes another person when the other person is located in a dwelling, structure, or conveyance and such location provides a reasonable expectation of privacy.

(b) Secretly observes another person's intimate areas in which the person has a reasonable expectation of privacy, when the other person is located in a public or private dwelling, structure, or conveyance. As used in this paragraph, the term “intimate area” means any portion of a person's body or undergarments that is covered by clothing and intended to be protected from public view.

(2) A person who violates this section commits a misdemeanor of the first degree for the first violation, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

(3) A person who violates this section and who has been previously convicted or adjudicated delinquent two or more times of any violation of this section commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.

(4) For purposes of this section, a person has been previously convicted or adjudicated delinquent of a violation of this section if the violation resulted in a conviction sentenced separately, or an adjudication of delinquency entered separately, prior to the current offense.

Added by Laws 1998, c. 98-415, § 2, eff. July 1, 1998. Amended by Laws 1999, c. 99-3, § 101, eff. June 29, 1999; Laws 2006, c. 2006-267, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006; Laws 2014, c. 2014-4, § 7, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.