HB1578

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Law - Sexual Offenses - Threatening to Withhold Governmental Services

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson

Status:

In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Synopsis:Prohibiting a State official, a local official, or a person employed by or under contract with the State or a local government unit from inducing, or attempting to induce, another person to engage in specified sexual acts by threatening to withhold governmental services to which the other person is entitled; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; and altering a definition to establish that a specified person is subject to specified penalties.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, Beitzel, Buckel, Conaway, Impallaria, and Sydnor
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0504
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Rules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Extortion
Harassment
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Sexual Offenses
State Employees
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-701)
Article - Criminal Law
(3-307.1)

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April 12, 2016 10:48 A.M.