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  • PART IV CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
  • TITLE I CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
  • CHAPTER 265 CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON

Section 1 - Murder defined

Section 2 - Punishment for murder; parole; executive clemency

Section 3 - Duel; wound without and death within state; venue

Section 4 - Accessory in duel

Section 5 - Duel; conviction or acquittal in foreign state; effect

Section 6 to 8 - Repealed, 1962, 285, Sec. 2

Section 9 - Prize fighting; engaging

Section 10 - Prize fight; aiding or promoting; penalty

Section 11 - Prize fight; appointment within and fight without state; penalty

Section 12 - Boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts or other unarmed combative sporting matches or sparring exhibitions; penalty

Section 13 - Manslaughter; punishment

Section 131/2 - Punishment for manslaughter while operating a motor vehicle

Section 13A - Assault or assault and battery; punishment

Section 13B - Indecent assault and battery on child under age of 14; penalties

Section 13B1/2 - Commission of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14 during commission of certain offenses or by mandated reporters; penalties

Section 13B3/4 - Commission of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14 by certain previously convicted offenders; penalties

Section 13C - Assault and battery to collect loan; penalty

Section 13D - Assault and battery upon public employees; penalty

Section 13D1/2 - Firefighters, injuries resulting from criminal offenses; penalty

Section 13E - Repealed, 1971, 1011, Sec. 2

Section 13F - Indecent assault and battery on a person with an intellectual disability; assault and battery

Section 13G - Commission of a felony for hire; additional punishment

Section 13H - Indecent assault and battery on person fourteen or older; penalties

Section 13I - Assault or assault and battery on emergency medical technician, ambulance operator, ambulance attendant or health care provider

Section 13J - Assault and battery upon a child; penalties

Section 13K - Assault and battery upon an elderly or disabled person; definitions; penalties

Section 13L - Wanton or reckless behavior creating a risk of serious bodily injury or sexual abuse to a child; duty to act; penalty

Section 13M - Assault and battery on a family or household member; second or subsequent offense; penalty

Section 14 - Mayhem; punishment

Section 15 - Assault; intent to murder or maim; penalty

Section 15A - Assault and battery with dangerous weapon; victim sixty or older; punishment; subsequent offenses

Section 15B - Assault with dangerous weapon; victim sixty or older; punishment; subsequent offenses

Section 15C - Assault by means of hypodermic syringe or needle; assault and battery by means of hypodermic syringe or needle

Section 16 - Attempt to murder

Section 17 - Armed robbery; punishment

Section 18 - Assault with intent to rob or murder; weapons; punishment; victim sixty years or older; minimum sentence for repeat offenders

Section 18A - Dangerous weapon; assault in dwelling house; punishment

Section 18B - Use of firearms while committing a felony; second or subsequent offenses; punishment

Section 18C - Entry of dwelling place; persons present within; weapons; punishment

Section 19 - Robbery by unarmed person; punishment; victim sixty or older; minimum sentence for repeat offenders

Section 20 - Simple assault; intent to rob or steal; punishment

Section 21 - Stealing by confining or putting in fear

Section 21A - Assault, confinement, etc. of person for purpose of stealing motor vehicle; weapons; punishment

Section 22 - Rape, generally; weapons; punishment; eligibility for furlough, education, training or employment programs

Section 22A - Rape of child; punishment

Section 22B - Rape of a child during commission of certain offenses or by use of force; penalties

Section 22C - Rape of a child through use of force by certain previously convicted offenders; penalties

Section 23 - Rape and abuse of child

Section 23A - Rape and abuse of child aggravated by age difference between defendant and victim or by when committed by mandated reporters; penalties

Section 23B - Rape and abuse of child by certain previously convicted offenders; penalties

Section 24 - Assault with intent to commit rape; weapons; punishment; eligibility for furloughs, education, training or employment programs

Section 24A - Venue

Section 24B - Assault of child; intent to commit rape; weapons; punishment

Section 24C - Victim’s name; confidentiality

Section 25 - Attempted extortion; punishment

Section 26 - Kidnapping; weapons; child under age 16; punishment

Section 26A - Kidnapping of minor or incompetent by relative; punishment

Section 26B - Drugging persons for kidnapping

Section 26C - Definition of “entice”; enticement of child under age 16; punishment

Section 26D - Enticement of child under age 18 to engage in prostitution, human trafficking or commercial sexual activity

Section 27 - Kidnapping; venue

Section 27A - Kidnapping of minor or incompetent by relative; venue

Section 28 - Poison; use with intent to injure; punishment

Section 29 - Assault; intent to commit felony; punishment

Section 30 - Gross negligence; persons having care of common carrier; penalty

Section 31 - Repealed, 1962, 285, Sec. 2

Section 32 - Glass; throwing in public streets and beaches; penalty

Section 33 - Repealed, 1962, 285, Sec. 2

Section 34 - Tattooing body of person by other than qualified physician; punishment

Section 35 - Throwing or dropping objects onto public way; punishment

Section 36 - Throwing or dropping objects at sporting events; punishment

Section 37 - Violations of constitutional rights; punishment

Section 38 - Repealed, 2004, 501, Sec. 9

Section 39 - Assault or battery for purpose of intimidation; weapons; punishment

Section 40 - Causing serious bodily injury to participants in physical exercise training programs; punishment

Section 41 - Sentence not imposing imprisonment; specific reasons in record

Section 42 - Use of radios without earphones on public conveyances; punishment

Section 43 - Stalking; punishment

Section 43A - Criminal harassment; punishment

Section 44 - Coercion of child under eighteen into criminal conspiracy; penalties

Section 45 - Community parole supervision for life following imprisonment, probation or treatment center sentence; covered offenses

Section 46 - Taking from deceased victim’s estate prohibited

Section 47 - Global positioning system device to be worn by certain sex offender probationers

Section 48 - Ice cream truck vending by sex offender prohibited

Section 49 - Definitions applicable to Secs. 49 to 57

Section 50 - Trafficking of persons for sexual servitude; trafficking of persons under 18 years for sexual servitude; trafficking by business entities; penalties; tort actions brought by victims

Section 51 - Trafficking of persons for forced service; victims under 18 years; trafficking by business entities; penalties; tort actions brought by victims

Section 52 - Subsequent violations of Sec. 50 or 51; penalties; evidence of prior adjudication or conviction

Section 53 - Organ trafficking; victims under 18 years; penalties

Section 54 - Transmittal of fines to state treasurer

Section 55 - Forfeiture of funds used to facilitate violation of Sec. 50 or 51; victim restitution

Section 56 - Property subject to forfeiture resulting from violations of Secs. 50 or 51; procedure; exceptions; records; preliminary orders for seizure; referral to office of seized property management; homestead exemptions; recording of certificate of fact of final judgment

Section 57 - Victim of human trafficking as affirmative defense to charges of common night walking or common streetwalking