Engrossed Senate Bill (H)

DIGEST

Child molesting. Defines "dangerous sexually transmitted disease" and increases the penalty for child molesting from a Level 3 felony to: (1) a Level 2 felony if the offense results in the transmission of a dangerous sexually transmitted disease; and (2) a Level 1 felony if the offense results in the transmission of a dangerous sexually transmitted disease and the person knew or recklessly failed to know that the person was infected with the disease. Makes a technical correction. Child molesting. Defines "dangerous sexually transmitted disease" and increases the penalty for child molesting from a Level 3 felony to: (1) a Level 2 felony if the offense results in the transmission of a dangerous sexually transmitted disease; and (2) a Level 1 felony if the offense results in the transmission of a dangerous sexually transmitted disease and the person knew or recklessly failed to know that the person was infected with the disease. Makes a technical correction.