HB 1324-1_ Filed 02/09/2011, 16:05

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Adopted Rejected







    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.


Representative Steuerwald

AM132401/DI 69    2011