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 Bill Status of SB2979  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PROTECT DEVICE REMOVE/TAMPER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christopher Belt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/5/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Nonconsensual Sexually Protective Device Removal or Tampering Act. Defines terms. Provides that a person commits nonconsensual sexually protective device removal by causing contact between a sexual organ, from which a sexually protective device has been intentionally removed, and the intimate part of another who did not consent to the sexually protective device being removed or by causing contact between an intimate part of the person and a sexual organ of another from which the person intentionally removed a sexually protective device without consent. Provides that a person commits nonconsensual sexually protective device tampering by causing contact between a sexual organ, with a sexually protective device that has been intentionally tampered with, and the intimate part of another who did not consent to the sexually protective device being tampered with or by causing contact between an intimate part of the person and a sexual organ of another with a sexually protective device that has been intentionally tampered with without consent. Provides that a person who commits nonconsensual sexually protective device removal or tampering is liable to the other person for damages, and the court may further award equitable relief for the other person. Requires that the trier of fact consider previous findings of liability for nonconsensual sexually protective device removal or tampering when awarding punitive damages. Provides that the Act does not affect a remedy available under any other laws of the State.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/5/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christopher Belt
  1/5/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/5/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

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