2013 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Safe Harbor for Minors Act of 2013

Sponsored by:

Senator Simonaire


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Establishing a minimum age at which a person may be charged with prostitution offenses; establishing a presumption that if a minor who is 16 or 17 years of age is charged with a prostitution offense, the minor was coerced into committing the offense; and establishing that it is not a defense to a prosecution of prostitution and human trafficking offenses that a person who consented to specified acts may not be prosecuted due to the person's age.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Simonaire
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Human Rights
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(11-303, 11-306)

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October 24, 2017 1:09 P.M.