IN.gov - Skip Navigation

Note: This message is displayed if (1) your browser is not standards-compliant or (2) you have you disabled CSS. Read our Policies for more information.

Indiana General Assembly
  •  
Senate Bill 0496


 

Search all legislative material from the 2000 Session.
General Assembly Home Page

Session Information

Complete Bill Listing

Get Acrobat Reader
You will need to download and install Acrobat Reader to view PDF documents.

  

Senate Bill 0496

ARCHIVE (2000)

Latest Information

 
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL

Sex offenses and minors. Raises the penalty for possession of child pornography from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class D felony. Provides that child pornography applies to certain material that depicts or describes the sexual conduct of a child who is less than 18 years of age. (Under current law child pornography applies to certain material that depicts or describes the sexual conduct of a child who is less than 16 years of age.) Makes it a Class D felony for a person to knowingly or intentionally: (1) permit oneself to be depicted as a minor participating in certain sexual conduct or an exploitative exhibition; or (2) disseminate, receive, or display in various ways a visual depiction that depicts a participant as a minor engaging in sexual conduct or an exploitative exhibition. Provides that it is not a defense that the person depicted or the participant in the sexual conduct or exploitative exhibition is an adult. Expands the definition of sexual matter.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
    >Latest Printing > (PDF)