SB 30 Increases the penalty for the crime of harassment
Sponsor: Chappelle-Nadal
LR Number: 0179S.01I Fiscal Note: 0179-01N.ORG
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/12/2011 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S86
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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SB 30 - This act increases the penalty for the crime of harassment from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class D felony. If the crime is committed by a person twenty-one years of age or older against a person seventeen years of age or younger or the person has previously been convicted of harassment, then the act increases the penalty from a Class D felony to a Class C felony.

This act is identical to HB 1338 (2010).

MEGHAN LUECKE