Proposed S.B. No. 290
Session Year 2013
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A PERSON WHOSE ABILITY TO CONSENT IS SUBSTANTIALLY IMPAIRED DUE TO MENTAL DISABILITY.

To clarify that a person may be guilty of sexual assault if the victim's ability to consent is substantially impaired due to a mental disability and the actor knows or has reasonable cause to know that the ability of such victim to communicate lack of consent to such sexual contact is so impaired.

Introduced by:
Sen. Martin M. Looney, 11th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/23/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of SB-290

Rep. Hilda E. Santiago, 84th Dist.

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