The 2022 Florida Statutes (including 2022 Special Session A and 2023 Special Session B)
One possible explanation is that other Florida statutes cover many such scenarios. See Fla. Stat. §§ 859.01 (poisoning food or water); 860.17 (tampering with motor vehicles); 825.102 (neglect of elderly persons or disabled adults, such as withholding food and medicine); 827.03 (neglect of child, such as withholding food and medicine). --------
Section 860.17, Florida Statutes (1979), proscribes both the offense of tampering and attempting to tamper with motor vehicles. The statute provides, in pertinent part:
. . . Attorney’s Photo, an outside copying service; $5.60 paid to the New York City Bar Association; $17,-860.17 . . .
. . . finds that the total fair market value of these 606 acres is $521,265.00 or an overall average of $860.17 . . .
. . . requested that the court instruct the jury on the offense of tampering with a motor vehicle under Section 860.17 . . . Section 860.17, Florida Statutes (1979), proscribes both the offense of tampering and attempting to tamper . . . To give content to the statutory words “attempts to tamper,” we must read Section 860.17 as meaning that . . . ’s request, to charge the jury on the tampering and attempted tampering offenses defined by Section 860.17 . . . In Section 860.17, Florida Statutes, the legislature chose to punish the attempt to tamper in the same . . .