Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Economic intimidation of a legislator. Creates a cause of action with the civil rights commission (commission) concerning economic intimidation of a legislator. Provides that the commission may assess a fine of up to $5,000,000 for economic intimidation of a legislator. Makes it a Level 6 felony if a person knowingly or intentionally uses the person's economic power to cause a legislator to lose the legislator's employment (other than the legislator's office) because of the legislator's: (1) opinion; (2) vote on legislation; or (3) duties as a legislator. Provides that the attorney general may prosecute this crime under certain circumstances. Provides Economic intimidation of a legislator. Creates a cause of action with the civil rights commission (commission) concerning economic intimidation of a legislator. Provides that the commission may assess a fine of up to $5,000,000 for economic intimidation of a legislator. Makes it a Level 6 felony if a person knowingly or intentionally uses the person's economic power to cause a legislator to lose the legislator's employment (other than the legislator's office) because of the legislator's: (1) opinion; (2) vote on legislation; or (3) duties as a legislator. Provides that the attorney general may prosecute this crime under certain circumstances. Provides that the supreme court has the exclusive jurisdiction to hear an appeal of the crime. ... View more