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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Law – Sexual Activity With an Animal, Unnatural or Perverted Sexual Practices, and Sodomy

Sponsored by:

Senator Lee


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Repealing the offenses of sodomy and unnatural or perverted sexual practices; prohibiting a person from engaging in sexual activity with an animal; prohibiting a person from advertising, soliciting, offering, possessing, selling, transferring, accepting, purchasing, or otherwise obtaining an animal with a certain intent; prohibiting a person from organizing, promoting, conducting, or participating as an observer of a certain event; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Lee, Benson, Eckardt, Feldman, Guzzone, Hershey, Hough, Kagan, King, Madaleno, Mathias, Muse, Ready, Robinson, Smith, Young, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1134
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Nudity and Sexual Displays -see also- Obscenity; Pornography
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Sexual Offenses
Statutes:Article - Alcoholic Beverages
(12-2102, 3-604, 4-605)
Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Criminal Law
(10-606, 11-203, 2-201, 3-321, 3-322, 3-602, 3-604, 10-606.1)
Article - Criminal Procedure
Article - Family Law
Article - Health - General

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March 8, 2018 10:58 A.M.