House Bill 130

148th General Assembly (2015 - 2016)

Bill Progress

Vetoed 8/17/15
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.

Bill Details

5/5/15
Sen. Blevins
Rep. Barbieri
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO UNLAWFUL SEXUAL CONTACT.
This bill creates a felony level offense for a person that is a health professional and in the course of providing professional health services to the victim, intentionally has sexual contact with the victim. This bill adds to the existing crime of unlawful sexual contact in the second degree and makes the conduct described therein as a felony offense, rather than a misdemeanor, due to the vulnerability of the victim as a patient seeking services from a health professional.
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