Terrorism

S.E.A. 240, P.L. 66 Effective: July 1, 2019 Repeals and replaces in a new article the offense of: (1) possession, use, or manufacture of a weapon of mass destruction; (2) agricultural terrorism; (3) terroristic mischief; and (4) terroristic deception. Specifies … [Read more...]

Nonconsensual pornography

S.E.A. 243, P.L. 185 Effective: July 1, 2019 Defines "intimate image" and provides that a person who: (1) knows that an individual does not consent to the distribution of an intimate image of the individual; and (2) distributes the intimate image on the Internet; … [Read more...]

Offenses involving critical infrastructure

S.E.A. 471, P.L. 276 Effective: July 1, 2019 Repeals the term "key facility" and replaces it with "critical infrastructure facility". Defines "critical infrastructure facility". Provides that a person who, not having a contractual interest in the property, knowingly … [Read more...]

Criminal matters

H.E.A. 1114, P.L. 201 Effective: July 1, 2019 Provides that a person commits interfering with law enforcement, a Class B misdemeanor, if, after being denied entry by a law enforcement officer, the person enters an area that is marked off with barrier tape or other … [Read more...]

Nonconsensual pornography

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 243, sponsored by Rep. Speedy, on nonconsensual pornography. This bill defines "intimate image" and provides that a person who knows that an individual does not consent to the posting of an intimate image of the … [Read more...]

Interfering with law enforcement

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard HB 1114 on interfering with law enforcement, sponsored by Sen. Head.  The bill provides that a person commits interfering with law enforcement, a Class B misdemeanor, if the person enters a crime scene or similar … [Read more...]

Abortion matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1211 on abortion matters, sponsored by Sen. L. Brown.  The bill provides that a person may not knowingly or intentionally perform a dismemberment abortion unless reasonable medical judgment dictates that performing the … [Read more...]