2016 Legislation
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SEX CRIMES – Repeals, amends and adds to existing law to prohibit sexual battery of an adult and to provide a punishment for sexual battery of an adult; to revise terminology in the definition of “rape” to make it gender neutral, to provide a circumstance where rape can occur and to provide that both males and females are capable of committing rape; and to provide that the Sexual Offender Registration Notification and Community Right-to-Know Act shall apply to certain persons who commit sexual battery of an adult.
  02/09 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing  
  02/10 Reported Printed; referred to Judiciary & Rules  
  02/23 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading  
  02/24 Read second time; filed for Third Reading  
  02/26 Read third time in full – PASSED - 20-15-0
AYES – Anthon, Brackett, Buckner-Webb, Burgoyne, Davis, Den Hartog, Guthrie, Heider, Johnson, Jordan, Keough, Lacey, Lee, Lodge, Martin, Nonini, Schmidt, Stennett, Ward-Engelking, Winder
NAYS – Bair, Bayer, Hagedorn, Harris, Hill, Lakey, McKenzie, Mortimer, Nuxoll, Patrick, Rice, Siddoway, Souza, Thayn, Vick
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - Johnson
Title apvd - to House
  02/29 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading  
  Read First Time, Referred to Judiciary, Rules & Administration