HB 1324-1_ Filed 02/09/2011, 16:05
Your Committee on Courts and Criminal Code , to which was referred House Bill
1324 , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the
House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning child molesting.
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
SOURCE: ; (11)AM132401.1. -->
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.
(Reference is to HB 1324 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
AM132401/DI 69 2011