91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1542
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Short description: 
CRIM CD-REPORT SEX ASSAULT                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Criminal  Code  of  1961.   Requires  a  person  who      
   witnesses the offense of criminal sexual assault, aggravated  criminal      
   sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, criminal      
   sexual  abuse,  or  aggravated  criminal  sexual  abuse  to report the      
   offense to a local law enforcement agency or peace officer as soon  as      
   possible.   Reporting may include telephoning an emergency number such      
   as 9-1-1. Provides that it is an affirmative defense to this violation      
   if the witness' own life or physical safety is jeopardized. Penalty is      
   a Class A misdemeanor if the victim is at least 13 years of age and  a      
   Class 4 felony if the victim is under 13.                                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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