2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 574
Sponsored By:
Senators Stone, Della, and Jacobs
Criminal Law - Possession of Child Pornography - Enhanced Penalties


Increasing the age of an individual, a specified depiction of whom in a film, videotape, photograph, or other visual representation may not be knowingly possessed by another; increasing the penalties for possessing a film, videotape, photograph, or other visual representation depicting a minor engaged in specified activity or in a specified state; making the possession of child pornography a felony; creating a mandatory minimum penalty for possession of child pornography; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parole and Probation
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Sexual Offenses

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 11-201 , 11-208 )
Criminal Procedure
( 11-701 )


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