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Criminal Law - Continuing Course of Conduct With a Child - Unit of Prosecution

Sponsored by:

Senator Lee


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

Synopsis:Establishing that a unit of prosecution for a continuing course of unlawful sexual conduct with a victim under the age of 14 years includes three acts that would constitute certain criminal violations over a period of 90 days or more; and establishing that violations that occur in different periods of time are separate violations.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Lee
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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March 30, 2018 11:15 A.M.