2010 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: SB 194/09 - JPR Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 186
Sponsored By:
Delegate Waldstreicher
Criminal Law - Electronic Harassment of a Minor


Prohibiting a person from making a specified electronic communication with the intent to terrify, intimidate, or harass a minor, or threaten to inflict injury or physical harm to a minor or property of the minor; providing that a violation of the Act is a misdemeanor; establishing penalties; and providing that the Act may not be construed to have any effect on the lawfulness of specified policies of electronic mail service providers.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Computers -see also- Electronic Commerce; Electronic Govmnt.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Telecommunications -see also- Telephones

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-805.1 , 3-805.2 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered