Bill Text: IA SSB1013 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to the definition of sex act or sexual activity for purposes of the Iowa criminal code.(See SF 172.)

Spectrum: Committee Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-27 - Committee report approving bill, renumbered as SF 172. [SSB1013 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-SSB1013-Introduced.html
Senate Study Bill 1013 - Introduced SENATE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY BILL BY CHAIRPERSON ZAUN) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the definition of sex act or sexual activity 1 for purposes of the Iowa criminal code. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1327XC (2) 89 as/rh
S.F. _____ Section 1. Section 702.17, subsections 2 and 3, Code 2021, 1 are amended to read as follows: 2 2. Contact between the mouth and genitalia or mouth and 3 anus or by contact between the genitalia of one person and the 4 genitalia or anus of another person. 5 3. Contact between the finger or hand finger, hand, or other 6 body part of one person and the genitalia or anus of another 7 person, except in the course of examination or treatment by a 8 person licensed pursuant to chapter 148 , 148C , 151 , or 152 . 9 Sec. 2. Section 702.17, Code 2021, is amended by adding the 10 following new subsection: 11 NEW SUBSECTION . 6. The touching of a person’s own genitals 12 or anus with a finger, hand, artificial sexual organ or other 13 similar device at the direction of another person. 14 EXPLANATION 15 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 16 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 17 This bill relates to the definition of “sex act” or “sexual 18 activity”. 19 The bill amends the definition of “sex act” or “sexual 20 activity” for purposes of the Iowa criminal code to include 21 contact between the mouth and anus of two or more persons, 22 contact between the finger, hand, or other body part of one 23 person and the genitalia or anus of another person except in 24 the course of examination or treatment by certain licensed 25 professionals, and the touching of a person’s own genitals or 26 anus with a finger, hand, artificial sexual organ or other 27 similar device at the direction of another person. 28 -1- LSB 1327XC (2) 89 as/rh 1/ 1
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