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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 827
ABUSE OF CHILDREN
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F.S. 827.035
827.035 Newborn infants.It shall not constitute neglect of a child pursuant to s. 827.03 or contributing to the dependency of a child pursuant to s. 827.04, if a parent leaves a newborn infant at a hospital, emergency medical services station, or fire station or brings a newborn infant to an emergency room and expresses an intent to leave the infant and not return, in compliance with s. 383.50.
History.s. 8, ch. 2000-188; s. 24, ch. 2001-53.