HB0396 (CH0369)

2013 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Misuse of Interactive Computer Service (Grace's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cardin


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 369

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from using an interactive computer service to maliciously engage in a specified course of conduct that inflicts serious emotional distress on a minor or places a minor in reasonable fear of death or serious bodily injury under specified circumstances; and defining terms.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Cardin, Afzali, DeBoy, Gilchrist, Jameson, Luedtke, W. Miller, Mitchell, Morhaim, Olszewski, Rosenberg, Stein, Stocksdale, and Walker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1052
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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