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SB 0316 - Stalking; a person 18 years old or older who commits the offense of stalking against a minor shall be guilty of a high and aggravated misdemeanor; provide

Tracking Level: Watch
Sponsor: Jason Anavitarte
Last Action: 3/23/2022 - House - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Senate Committee: Judiciary
House Committee: Education
Assigned To:
Student SafetyNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

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The bill would add to the current requirements in 20-2-751.4 regarding bullying and notice that by October 1, 2022, each local board shall ensure that students and parents are notified that some acts of bullying and cyberbullying may constitute stalking in violation of 16-5-90 which can result in a misdemeanor or felony criminal conviction and can be punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or both.

The bill also amends 16-5-90 to add that a person 18 or older convicted of stalking a minor is guilty of a high and aggravated misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $5,000, be imprisoned up to 12 months, or both. 



Upon signature of Governor 

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