Bill Text: IA SSB1014 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to sexual abuse in the second degree.(See SF 253.)

Spectrum: Committee Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-04 - Committee report approving bill, renumbered as SF 253. [SSB1014 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-SSB1014-Introduced.html
Senate Study Bill 1014 - Introduced SENATE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY BILL BY CHAIRPERSON ZAUN) A BILL FOR An Act relating to sexual abuse in the second degree. 1 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 2 TLSB 1326XC (2) 89 as/rh
S.F. _____ Section 1. Section 709.3, subsection 1, paragraph b, Code 1 2021, is amended to read as follows: 2 b. The other person is under the age of twelve a child . 3 EXPLANATION 4 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 5 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 6 This bill relates to sexual abuse in the second degree. 7 Current law provides that sexual abuse in the second degree 8 includes when sexual abuse involves a person under the age of 9 12. 10 The bill provides that sexual abuse in the second degree 11 includes when the sexual abuse involves a child. Code section 12 702.5, defines “child” as any person under the age of 14. 13 Sexual abuse in the second degree is a class “B” felony 14 punishable by confinement for no more than 25 years. 15 -1- LSB 1326XC (2) 89 as/rh 1/ 1
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