§ 790.001 Definitions
§ 790.01 Unlicensed carrying of concealed weapons or concealed firearms
§ 790.015 Nonresidents who are United States citizens and hold a concealed weapons license in another state; reciprocity
§ 790.02 Officer to arrest without warrant and upon probable cause
§ 790.051 Exemption from licensing requirements; law enforcement officers
§ 790.052 Carrying concealed firearms; off-duty law enforcement officers
§ 790.053 Open carrying of weapons
§ 790.054 Prohibited use of self-defense weapon or device against law enforcement officer; penalties
§ 790.06 License to carry concealed weapon or firearm
§ 790.0601 Public records exemption for concealed weapons
§ 790.061 Judges and justices; exceptions from licensure provisions
§ 790.062 Members and veterans of United States Armed Forces; exceptions from licensure provisions
§ 790.0625 Appointment of tax collectors to accept applications for a concealed weapon or firearm license; fees; penalties
§ 790.065 Sale and delivery of firearms
§ 790.0655 Purchase and delivery of handguns; mandatory waiting period; exceptions; penalties
§ 790.07 Persons engaged in criminal offense, having weapons
§ 790.08 Taking possession of weapons and arms; reports; disposition; custody
§ 790.09 Manufacturing or selling metallic knuckles
§ 790.10 Improper exhibition of dangerous weapons or firearms
§ 790.115 Possessing or discharging weapons or firearms at a school-sponsored event or on school property prohibited; penalties; exceptions
§ 790.145 Crimes in pharmacies; possession of weapons; penalties
§ 790.15 Discharging firearm in public or on residential property
§ 790.151 Using firearm while under the influence of alcoholic beverages, chemical substances, or controlled substances; penalties
§ 790.153 Tests for impairment or intoxication; right to refuse
§ 790.155 Blood test for impairment or intoxication in cases of death or serious bodily injury; right to use reasonable force
§ 790.157 Presumption of impairment; testing methods
§ 790.16 Discharging machine guns; penalty
§ 790.161 Making, possessing, throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging any destructive device or attempt so to do, felony; penalties
§ 790.1612 Authorization for governmental manufacture, possession, and use of destructive devices
§ 790.1615 Unlawful throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging of destructive device or bomb that results in injury to another; penalty
§ 790.162 Threat to throw, project, place, or discharge any destructive device, felony; penalty
§ 790.163 False report concerning planting a bomb, an explosive, or a weapon of mass destruction, or concerning the use of firearms in a violent manner; penalty
§ 790.164 False reports concerning planting a bomb, explosive, or weapon of mass destruction in, or committing arson against, state-owned property, or concerning the use of firearms in a violent manner; penalty; reward
§ 790.165 Planting of “hoax bomb” prohibited; penalties.
§ 790.166 Manufacture, possession, sale, delivery, display, use, or attempted or threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction or hoax weapon of mass destruction prohibited; definitions; penalties
§ 790.169 Juvenile offenders; release of names and addresses
§ 790.17 Furnishing weapons to minors under 18 years of age or persons of unsound mind and furnishing firearms to minors under 18 years of age prohibited
§ 790.173 Legislative findings and intent
§ 790.174 Safe storage of firearms required
§ 790.175 Transfer or sale of firearms; required warnings; penalties
§ 790.18 Sale or transfer of arms to minors by dealers
§ 790.19 Shooting into or throwing deadly missiles into dwellings, public or private buildings, occupied or not occupied; vessels, aircraft, buses, railroad cars, streetcars, or other vehicles
§ 790.22 Use of BB guns, air or gas-operated guns, or electric weapons or devices by minor under 16; limitation; possession of firearms by minor under 18 prohibited; penalties
§ 790.221 Possession of short-barreled rifle, short-barreled shotgun, or machine gun; penalty
§ 790.225 Ballistic self-propelled knives; unlawful to manufacture, sell, or possess; forfeiture; penalty
§ 790.23 Felons and delinquents; possession of firearms, ammunition, or electric weapons or devices unlawful
§ 790.233 Possession of firearm or ammunition prohibited when person is subject to an injunction against committing acts of domestic violence, stalking, or cyberstalking; penalties
§ 790.235 Possession of firearm or ammunition by violent career criminal unlawful; penalty
§ 790.24 Report of medical treatment of certain wounds; penalty for failure to report
§ 790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons
§ 790.251 Protection of the right to keep and bear arms in motor vehicles for self-defense and other lawful purposes; prohibited acts; duty of public and private employers; immunity from liability; enforcement
§ 790.256 Public service announcements
§ 790.27 Alteration or removal of firearm serial number or possession, sale, or delivery of firearm with serial number altered or removed prohibited; penalties
§ 790.29 Paramilitary training; teaching or participation prohibited
§ 790.31 Armor-piercing or exploding ammunition or dragon’s breath shotgun shells, bolo shells, or flechette shells prohibited.
§ 790.33 Field of regulation of firearms and ammunition preempted
§ 790.331 Prohibition of civil actions against firearms or ammunition manufacturers, firearms trade associations, firearms or ammunition distributors, or firearms or ammunition dealers
§ 790.333 Sport shooting and training range protection; liability; claims, expenses, and fees; penalties; preemption; construction
§ 790.335 Prohibition of registration of firearms; electronic records
§ 790.336 Lists, records, or registries to be destroyed
§ 790.338 Medical privacy concerning firearms; prohibitions; penalties; exceptions

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 790

  • Advance directive: means a witnessed written document or oral statement in which instructions are given by a principal or in which the principal's desires are expressed concerning any aspect of the principal's health care or health information, and includes, but is not limited to, the designation of a health care surrogate, a living will, or an anatomical gift made pursuant to part V of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Ammunition: means an object consisting of all of the following:
    (a) A fixed metallic or nonmetallic hull or casing containing a primer. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Audit: means a systematic review of financial and all other documents to ensure compliance with…. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Benefits: means arrears of pay, bonus, pension, compensation, insurance, and all other moneys paid or payable by the United States through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs by reason of service in the Armed Forces of the United States. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • chemical weapon or device: means any weapon of such nature, except a device known as a "self-defense chemical spray. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Clerk: means the clerk or deputy clerk of the court. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Concealed firearm: means any firearm, as defined in subsection (6), which is carried on or about a person in such a manner as to conceal the firearm from the ordinary sight of another person. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Concealed weapon: means any dirk, metallic knuckles, billie, tear gas gun, chemical weapon or device, or other deadly weapon carried on or about a person in such a manner as to conceal the weapon from the ordinary sight of another person. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Court: means the circuit court. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Dart-firing stun gun: means any device having one or more darts that are capable of delivering an electrical current. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Destructive device: means any bomb, grenade, mine, rocket, missile, pipebomb, or similar device containing an explosive, incendiary, or poison gas and includes any frangible container filled with an explosive, incendiary, explosive gas, or expanding gas, which is designed or so constructed as to explode by such filler and is capable of causing bodily harm or property damage; any combination of parts either designed or intended for use in converting any device into a destructive device and from which a destructive device may be readily assembled; any device declared a destructive device by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; any type of weapon which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of any explosive and which has a barrel with a bore of one-half inch or more in diameter; and ammunition for such destructive devices, but not including shotgun shells or any other ammunition designed for use in a firearm other than a destructive device. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Electric weapon or device: means any device which, through the application or use of electrical current, is designed, redesigned, used, or intended to be used for offensive or defensive purposes, the destruction of life, or the infliction of injury. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Estate: means income on hand and assets acquired in whole or in part with income. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • Explosive: means any chemical compound or mixture that has the property of yielding readily to combustion or oxidation upon application of heat, flame, or shock, including but not limited to dynamite, nitroglycerin, trinitrotoluene, or ammonium nitrate when combined with other ingredients to form an explosive mixture, blasting caps, and detonators; but not including:
    (a) Shotgun shells, cartridges, or ammunition for firearms;
    (b) Fireworks as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Firearm: means any weapon (including a starter gun) which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive; the frame or receiver of any such weapon; any firearm muffler or firearm silencer; any destructive device; or any machine gun. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Guardian: means any person acting as a fiduciary for a ward's person or the ward's estate, or both. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • Guardian ad litem: means a person who is appointed by the court having jurisdiction of the guardianship or a court in which a particular legal matter is pending to represent a ward in that proceeding. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Health care: means care, services, or supplies related to the health of an individual and includes, but is not limited to, preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, maintenance, or palliative care, and counseling, service, assessment, or procedure with respect to the individual's physical or mental condition or functional status or that affect the structure or function of the individual's body. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Health care decision: means :
    (a) Informed consent, refusal of consent, or withdrawal of consent to any and all health care, including life-prolonging procedures and mental health treatment, unless otherwise stated in the advance directives. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Health care facility: means a hospital, nursing home, hospice, home health agency, or health maintenance organization licensed in this state, or any facility subject to part I of chapter 394. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Health information: means any information, whether oral or recorded in any form or medium, as defined in 45 C. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Income: means moneys received from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as benefits, and revenue or profit from any property acquired in whole or in part with such moneys. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • incompetent: means the patient is physically or mentally unable to communicate a willful and knowing health care decision. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Indictment: means an indictment or an information in any court under which a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding 1 year may be prosecuted. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Law enforcement officer: means :
    (a) All officers or employees of the United States or the State of Florida, or any agency, commission, department, board, division, municipality, or subdivision thereof, who have authority to make arrests;
    (b) Officers or employees of the United States or the State of Florida, or any agency, commission, department, board, division, municipality, or subdivision thereof, duly authorized to carry a concealed weapon;
    (c) Members of the Armed Forces of the United States, the organized reserves, state militia, or Florida National Guard, when on duty, when preparing themselves for, or going to or from, military duty, or under orders;
    (d) An employee of the state prisons or correctional systems who has been so designated by the Department of Corrections or by a warden of an institution;
    (e) All peace officers;
    (f) All state attorneys and United States attorneys and their respective assistants and investigators. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Machine gun: means any firearm, as defined herein, which shoots, or is designed to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manually reloading, by a single function of the trigger. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Minor: means a person under 18 years of age whose disabilities have not been removed by marriage or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Next of kin: means those persons who would be heirs at law of the ward or alleged incapacitated person if the person were deceased and includes the lineal descendants of the ward or alleged incapacitated person. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Person: means an individual, a partnership, a corporation, or an association. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • Physician: means a person licensed pursuant to chapter 458 or chapter 459. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Primary physician: means a physician designated by an individual or the individual's surrogate, proxy, or agent under a durable power of attorney as provided in chapter 709, to have primary responsibility for the individual's health care or, in the absence of a designation or if the designated physician is not reasonably available, a physician who undertakes the responsibility. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Principal: means a competent adult executing an advance directive and on whose behalf health care decisions are to be made or health care information is to be received, or both. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Property: means both real and personal property or any interest in it and anything that may be the subject of ownership. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • provider: means any person licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized by law to administer health care in the ordinary course of business or practice of a profession. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Proxy: means a competent adult who has not been expressly designated to make health care decisions for a particular incapacitated individual, but who, nevertheless, is authorized pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • Readily accessible for immediate use: means that a firearm or other weapon is carried on the person or within such close proximity and in such a manner that it can be retrieved and used as easily and quickly as if carried on the person. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Veterans Affairs as head of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or her or his successor. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • Securely encased: means in a glove compartment, whether or not locked; snapped in a holster; in a gun case, whether or not locked; in a zippered gun case; or in a closed box or container which requires a lid or cover to be opened for access. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Self-defense chemical spray: means a device carried solely for purposes of lawful self-defense that is compact in size, designed to be carried on or about the person, and contains not more than two ounces of chemical. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Short-barreled rifle: means a rifle having one or more barrels less than 16 inches in length and any weapon made from a rifle (whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise) if such weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Short-barreled shotgun: means a shotgun having one or more barrels less than 18 inches in length and any weapon made from a shotgun (whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise) if such weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Sterile area: means the area of an airport to which access is controlled by the inspection of persons and property in accordance with federally approved airport security programs. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • Surrogate: means any competent adult expressly designated by a principal to make health care decisions and to receive health information. See Florida Statutes 765.101
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs: means the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or its predecessors or successors. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Ward: means a beneficiary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. See Florida Statutes 744.604
  • Weapon: means any dirk, knife, metallic knuckles, slungshot, billie, tear gas gun, chemical weapon or device, or other deadly weapon except a firearm or a common pocketknife, plastic knife, or blunt-bladed table knife. See Florida Statutes 744.616
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011