SB 183 Makes it a crime for a government officer to unlawfully search a person seeking access to a public venue or transportation source
Sponsor: Sater
LR Number: 0699S.02I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/31/2013 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S183
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2013

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SB 183 - This act creates the Class A misdemeanor offense of unlawful search. A person commits the offense if such person is a government officer and, in order to determine whether to grant access to a public venue or transportation source, such person engages in certain actions.

These actions include touching certain specified body parts of the other person, removing a child from the custody or control of a parent or guardian, assaulting the person, or engaging in other threatening and harassing actions.

Government officer is defined under the act.

MEGHAN LUECKE