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Senate Bill 0220


Senate Bill 0220

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB220 (Updated January 25, 2013 1:17 pm - DI ck)


Sex offenders and social media. Provides that a person who has been convicted of: (1) child molesting as a Class A felony; or (2) child solicitation; commits a sex offender Internet offense if the person knowingly or intentionally uses a social networking web site or an instant messaging or chat room program and knows that persons less than 18 years of age are allowed to access or use the social networking web site or instant messaging or chat room program. Specifies that an offender against children who knowingly or intentionally uses a social networking web site or an instant messaging or chat room program to communicate with a child less than 16 years of age without the permission of the child's parent or guardian commits a sex offender Internet offense. Provides that a sex offender Internet offense is a Class A misdemeanor or, if the person has a prior unrelated conviction of a sex offender Internet offense, a Class D felony. Establishes certain defenses.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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