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HB19-1030:Unlawful Electronic Sexual Communication

Freedom of Expression & Religion
Bill Number: HB19-1030
Year: 2019
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: D. Roberts / M. Soper / B. Rankin / R. Zenzinger


The bill creates the crime of unlawful electronic sexual
communication. The bill prohibits a person who is in a position of trust
with respect to a child from communicating with that child through
electronic means and describing explicit sexual conduct in the

Current Status:

Governor Signed (05/06/2019)
Sent to the Governor (04/29/2019)
House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily (04/12/2019)
Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole (04/03/2019)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (03/25/2019)
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (03/20/2019)
House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole (03/14/2019)
House Committee on Judiciary Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only (01/31/2019)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (01/04/2019)

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