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HB 0258 - Crimes and offenses; response to State v. Williams, 2020 Ga. LEXIS 85; provisions

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Steven Sainz
Last Action: 4/21/2021 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
Senate Committee: Judiciary
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 258 amends Chapter 6 of Title 16 of the OCGA to bar the consent of an alleged victim under 16 years old as a defense to a prosecution against sodomy, aggravated sodomy, child molestation, aggravated child molestation, sexual battery, and aggravated sexual battery. 

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