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What is a Violent Felony Offender of Special Concern in Florida?

What is a Violent Felony Offender of Special Concern in Florida? The definition is found in: FS 948.06(8)(b): (b) For purposes of this section and ss. 903.0351, 948.064, and 921.0024, the term “violent felony offender of special concern" means a person who is on: 1. Felony probation or community control related to the commission of a qualifying offense committed on or after the effective date of this act; 2. Felony probation or community control for any offense committed on or after the effective date of this act, and has previously been convicted of a qualifying offense; 3. Felony probation or community control for any offense committed on or after the effective date of this act, and is found to have violated that probation or community control by committing a qualifying offense; 4. Felony probation or community control and has previously been found by a court to be a habitual violent felony offender as defined in s. 775.084(1)(b) and has committed a qualifying offense on or after the effective date of this act; 5. Felony probation or community control and has previously been found by a court to be a three-time violent felony offender as defined in s. 775.084(1)(c) and has committed a qualifying offense on or after the effective date of this act; or 6. Felony probation or community control and has previously been found by a court to be a sexual predator under s. 775.21 and has committed a qualifying offense on or after the effective date of this act. (c) For purposes of this section, the term “qualifying offense" means any of the following: 1. Kidnapping or attempted kidnapping under s. 787.01, false imprisonment of a child under the age of 13 under s. 787.02(3), or luring or enticing a child under s. 787.025(2)(b) or (c). 2. Murder or attempted murder under s. 782.04, attempted felony murder under s. 782.051, or manslaughter under s. 782.07. 3. Aggravated battery or attempted aggravated battery under s. 784.045. 4. Sexual battery or attempted sexual battery under s. 794.011(2), (3), (4), or (8)(b) or (c). 5. Lewd or lascivious battery or attempted lewd or lascivious battery under s. 800.04(4), lewd or lascivious molestation under s. 800.04(5)(b) or (c)2., lewd or lascivious conduct under s. 800.04(6)(b), lewd or lascivious exhibition under s. 800.04(7)(b), or lewd or lascivious exhibition on computer under s. 847.0135(5)(b). 6. Robbery or attempted robbery under s. 812.13, carjacking or attempted carjacking under s. 812.133, or home invasion robbery or attempted home invasion robbery under s. 812.135. 7. Lewd or lascivious offense upon or in the presence of an elderly or disabled person or attempted lewd or lascivious offense upon or in the presence of an elderly or disabled person under s. 825.1025. 8. Sexual performance by a child or attempted sexual performance by a child under s. 827.071. 9. Computer pornography under s. 847.0135(2) or (3), transmission of child pornography under s. 847.0137, or selling or buying of minors under s. 847.0145. 10. Poisoning food or water under s. 859.01. 11. Abuse of a dead human body under s. 872.06. 12. Any burglary offense or attempted burglary offense that is either a first degree felony or second degree felony under s. 810.02(2) or (3). 13. Arson or attempted arson under s. 806.01(1). 14. Aggravated assault under s. 784.021. 15. Aggravated stalking under s. 784.048(3), (4), (5), or (7). 16. Aircraft piracy under s. 860.16. 17. Unlawful throwing, placing, or discharging of a destructive device or bomb under s. 790.161(2), (3), or (4). 18. Treason under s. 876.32. 19. Any offense committed in another jurisdiction which would be an offense listed in this paragraph if that offense had been committed in this state. (d) In the case of an alleged violation of probation or community control other than a failure to pay costs, fines, or restitution, the following individuals shall remain in custody pending the resolution of the probation or community control violation: 1. A violent felony offender of special concern, as defined in this section; 2. A person who is on felony probation or community control for any offense committed on or after the effective date of this act and who is arrested for a qualifying offense as defined in this section; or 3. A person who is on felony probation or community control and has previously been found by a court to be a habitual violent felony offender as defined in s. 775.084(1)(b), a three-time violent felony offender as defined in s. 775.084(1)(c), or a sexual predator under s. 775.21, and who is arrested for committing a qualifying offense as defined in this section on or after the effective date of this act.

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