What is Carrying a Concealed Weapon in Florida?

In Florida, Carrying a Concealed Weapon is a first degree misdemeanor. In addition to fines, court costs, and other requirements, you can receive up to 1 year in county jail.

To prove the crime of Unlicensed Carrying a Concealed Firearm, the State must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt:

  1. The Defendant knowingly carried on or about his/her person a firearm.

  2. The firearm was concealed from the ordinary sight of another person.

  3. At that time, the Defendant was not licensed to carry a concealed firearm.


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