COLVIN-DART-FLOWERS AND REITZ.
CRIM CD-CHILD ABUSE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Changes references in the
child pornography statute from "sexual intercourse" or "sexual
contact" to "sexual penetration" or "sexual conduct". Changes the age
at which a person may be convicted of contributing to the criminal
delinquency of a juvenile from 21 years and upwards to 17 years and
upwards. Amends the Wrongs to Children Act. Provides that the offense
of permitting sexual abuse of a child does not apply to a person
responsible for the child's welfare who, having reason to believe that
sexual abuse has occurred, makes timely and reasonable efforts to stop
the sexual abuse in conformance with the Abused and Neglected Child
Reporting Act or by reporting the sexual abuse, or causing a report to
be made, to medical or law enforcement authorities. Changes the
penalties for the offense. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Fiscal impact and impact on the corrections population from
HB 5680 would be minimal.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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