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House Bill 1471


House Bill 1471

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Child abuse. Makes rape a nonsuspendible offense if the victim is less than 18 years of age. Requires the department of correction (DOC) to make a determination in writing whether a sexually violent predator is a candidate for civil commitment, and requires the department to request the prosecuting attorney in the county of conviction to institute civil commitment proceedings if the DOC determines that the sexually violent predator is a candidate for civil commitment. Specifies that a sexually violent predator may be civilly committed in any county. Permits a court, in a prosecution for a sex crime or crime of violence in which the victim is a child, to admit as evidence under certain conditions, a video recording of an interview of the victim recorded not more than six months after the commission of the offense.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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