2007 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Delegates Glenn, Anderson, Beidle, Braveboy, Conaway, Dumais, Gaines, Gutierrez, Harrison, Haynes, Hecht, Hucker, James, Kaiser, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lee, McKee, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Robinson, Rosenberg, Smigiel, and Weldon
Criminal Law - Third Degree Sexual Offense - Person in a Position of Authority


Expanding the felony of sexual offense in the third degree to prohibit a person in a position of authority from engaging in sexual contact, a sexual act, or vaginal intercourse with a minor while the minor is enrolled or participating in a specified institution, program, or activity at which the person in authority works, or while the minor was enrolled or participating in a specified institution, program, or activity at the time the person in a position of authority was working at the institution, program, or activity; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Care
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Private Schools
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Schools
Sexual Offenses
Sports -see also- Recreation; Stadiums
State Employees
Statutes of Limitation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 5-106 )
Criminal Law
( 3-307 , 3-308 )


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