2007 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 329
Sponsored By:
Delegates McComas, Aumann, Bartlett, Costa, DeBoy, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Haddaway, James, Manno, Shewell, and Stocksdale
Criminal Law - Possession of Child Pornography - Penalty


Altering the terms of imprisonment and fines for possessing specified visual representations of individuals under the age of 16 years; and changing the offense of possessing specified visual representations of individuals under the age of 16 years from a misdemeanor to a felony.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Donald H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ronald A. George, District 30
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 11-208 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered