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Criminal Law - Professional Counselors and Therapists - Conduct (Lynette's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Smigiel


In the Senate - Hearing 4/07 at 3:30 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a specified professional counselor or therapist from engaging in a sexual act or vaginal intercourse with a person who is receiving counseling from the professional counselor or therapist or received counseling from the professional counselor or therapist within a specified period of time; providing a 3-year statute of limitations for the prosecution of a violation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Smigiel
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0060 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Criminal Background Investigations
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Sexual Offenses
Statutes of Limitation
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Criminal Law
(3-307, 3-308)

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April 7, 2014 4:26 P.M.