LYONS,EILEEN, ERWIN, HOWARD, JONES,LOU AND NOVAK.
CRIM CD-FEMALE GENITAL MUTLATN
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of female
genital mutilation. Violation is a Class X felony. Exempts certain
surgical procedures performed by physicians that are necessary to the
health of the person or for medical purposes in connection with labor
or childbirth. Provides that exemptions from violations of the
offenses of ritual mutilation and ritualized abuse of a child for
circumcision apply only to male circumcision.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that consent to female genital mutilation by a minor's
guardian is not a defense to a violation.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
There will be a minimal impact from HB106.
No need for an increase in the number of judges in the State.
No change from DOC fiscal note.
STATE MANDATES NOTE, H-AM 1
HB 106, as amended by H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0088
Last action date: 97-07-11
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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