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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6002

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1459

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. STAFSTROM, 129th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING "SEXTING" BY A CHILD.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 53a-196h of the general statutes be amended to ensure that all children under eighteen years of age are charged with a misdemeanor for sexting behavior rather than a felony for child pornography.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure that all children under eighteen years of age are charged with a misdemeanor for sexting behavior rather than a felony for child pornography.