February 11, 2011





HOUSE BILL No. 1324

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DIGEST OF HB 1324 (Updated February 9, 2011 2:28 pm - DI 69)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Child molesting study. Urges the legislative council to assign the topic of child molesting to an existing study committee to study the topic, including whether to elevate the offense of child molesting from a Class C felony to a Class B felony if the child is compelled to submit to the fondling or touching by force or the threat of force.

Effective: July 1, 2011.





Steuerwald




    January 13, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
    February 10, 2011, amended, reported _ Do Pass.






February 11, 2011

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1324



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning child molesting.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (11)HB1324.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) The general assembly urges the legislative council to assign the topic of child molesting to an existing study committee to study the topic, including whether to elevate the offense of child molesting from a Class C felony to a Class B felony if the child is compelled to submit to the fondling or touching by force or the threat of force.
    (b) If the topic of child molesting is assigned to an existing study committee under subsection (a), the study committee shall issue a final report to the legislative council containing the study committee's findings and recommendations, including any recommended legislation concerning the topic, not later than November 1, 2011.
    (c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2011.