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SB 168 - Reduces Penalties for Minors Charged with Sexting Offenses - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Penalties for Minors Charged with Sexting Offenses

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces penalties for minors charged with sexting offenses.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the transmission of sexually explicit visual material by a minor to another minor without ill intent as a Class 1 misdemeanor (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies the possession of 1 to 10 sexually explicit images of a minor, contained with consent, by another minor as a Class 2 misdemeanor (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the court, in situations where a finding of guilty would be justified, may defer proceedings and institute a penalty of 6 months probation without an adjudication of guilt, at the completion of which the court shall dismiss proceedings (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reduces Penalties for Minors Charged with Sexting Offenses

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