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Sexual Crimes - Video Games - Prohibited Conduct and Warnings to Game Developers

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Delegate Flanagan


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person who has been convicted of a specified sexual crime involving a child from using a specified type of game; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to post a warning on its Web site urging computer program developers to avoid designing computer programs that may place children at risk of being in proximity to registrants; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Flanagan, Atterbeary, Kittleman, McComas, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Sexual Offenses
Sports and Recreation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
Article - Criminal Law

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.