2013 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Smigiel


In the Senate - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a specified professional counselor or therapist from engaging in a sexual act, sexual contact, 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; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Smigiel and Dumais
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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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
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Mental Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Sexual Offenses
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Criminal Law
(3-307, 3-308)

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October 24, 2017 12:59 P.M.