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House Bill 1484


House Bill 1484

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Indecent exposure. Makes it public indecency, a Class A misdemeanor, for a person to appear nude in a public place: (1) with the intent to arouse the sexual desires of the person or another person; or (2) who is at least 18 years of age and has the intent to be seen by a child less than 16 years of age. Increases the penalty if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for public indecency. Makes it indecent exposure, a Class C misdemeanor, for a person to appear nude in a nonpublic place with the intent to be seen by persons other than invitees or occupants of that place. Makes it public nudity, a Class C misdemeanor, for a person to appear nude in a public place. Increases the penalty if the person intends to be seen by another person. Provides that a person may be sentenced as a habitual petty offender if the person is convicted of a felony or Class A misdemeanor and has two prior unrelated convictions for a felony or Class A misdemeanor within the five years preceding the underlying offense. Provides that a person found to be a habitual petty offender will receive an additional fixed term that is not less than one year if the crime is a misdemeanor, or less than the presumptive sentence for the underlying offense if the underlying offense is a felony. Specifies the additional fixed term may not exceed three years if the offense is a misdemeanor and may not exceed three times the presumptive sentence if the offense is a felony. Specifies the maximum additional term a person may receive is five years.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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