Florida is one of 16 states that do not have an explicit law banning the act of having sex with animals. There is a proposed law making its was through Florida senate committees now that will make the act a third degree felony in Florida. If convicted of this proposed crime, a person will face up to 5 years in prison.
Under current Florida law, if someone has sex with an animal, they can be arrested and charged with 2008->Ch0828->Section%2012#0828.12″target=”_blank”>cruelty to animals. The new proposed bestiality law would make it easier to prosecute those charged.
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