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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Lewd touching. Provides that a person who, without the consent of the other person, knowingly or intentionally rubs or fondles another person's covered or uncovered genitals, buttocks, pubic area, or female breast, commits lewd touching, a Class A misdemeanor. Enhances the penalty for lewd touching if: (1) it is committed by using or threatening the use of deadly force; (2) it is committed while armed with a deadly weapon; (3) the commission of the offenses is facilitated with a drug or controlled substance; (4) it is committed by an officeholder; or (5) it is committed by an individual who has Lewd touching. Provides that a person who, without the consent of the other person, knowingly or intentionally rubs or fondles another person's covered or uncovered genitals, buttocks, pubic area, or female breast, commits lewd touching, a Class A misdemeanor. Enhances the penalty for lewd touching if: (1) it is committed by using or threatening the use of deadly force; (2) it is committed while armed with a deadly weapon; (3) the commission of the offenses is facilitated with a drug or controlled substance; (4) it is committed by an officeholder; or (5) it is committed by an individual who has a previous unrelated conviction for the offense. ... View more