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HB 1213 - Incest; crime; include additional related persons

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: May,Jeff 111th
Last Action: 3/11/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
House Committee: JudyNC
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 1213 amends Code Section 16-2-22 of the O.C.G.A., relating to incest, by adding the act of sodomy. A person committees the act on incest if they engage in sexual intercourse or sodomy with a person to whom the person knows he or she is related either by blood or by marriage as follows:(1) Father and child or stepchild;(2) Mother and child or stepchild;(3) Sibling of the whole blood or of the half blood;(4) Grandparent and grandchild;(5) Aunt and niece or nephew; or (6) Uncle and niece or nephew.

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