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House Bill 1010

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB1010 (Updated February 19, 2002 2:37 PM - DI 84)

Child pornography. Permits forfeiture of equipment used in preparing or disseminating child pornography or material harmful to minors. Prohibits making available to another person a computer containing material harmful to minors. Raises the penalty for child exploitation from a Class D felony to a Class C felony. Raises the penalty for possession of child pornography from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class D felony. Specifies that the laws concerning child exploitation, possession of child pornography, and obscenity and pornography apply to digitized images. Provides that a person who makes matter harmful to minors available through the Internet, a computer, or other display or dissemination may not be convicted of dissemination of matter harmful to minors unless: (1) the matter is obscene; (2) the matter is child pornography; or (3) the person distributes the matter believing or intending that the recipient is a child less than eighteen years of age.
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