First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)
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HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1324
AN ACT concerning child molesting.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: ; (11)HE1324.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) The general
assembly urges the legislative council to assign the topics of child
molesting and child solicitation to an existing study committee for
study, including whether to elevate the offense of:
(1) 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; and
(2) child solicitation:
(A) from a Class D felony to a Class C felony if a person
solicits a child and performs an overt act demonstrating an
intent to physically meet the child;
(B) from a Class C felony to a Class B felony if a person
solicits a child by means of a computer and performs an
overt act demonstrating an intent to physically meet the
(C) to a Class A felony if a person solicits a child by means
of a computer and has a previous conviction for soliciting
a child by means of a computer.
(b) If the topics of child molesting and child solicitation are
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 topics, not
later than November 1, 2011.
(c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2011.
HEA 1324 _ Concur
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