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HB 2008, 68th Regular Session
Relating to revision of the criminal laws relating to the offenses of rape, aggravated rape, rape of a child, sexual abuse, aggravated sexual abuse, and sexual abuse of a child; redefining those offenses as assaultive offenses and revising the elements of, penalties for, and period of limitation applicable to those offenses; revising the elements of the offense of capital murder to include murder committed in the course of committing aggravated sexual assault; and revising certain terms in the assault and aggravated assault provisions relating to the gender of the actor or victim.

Last action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Author: Charles Evans
Sponsor: John Whitmire

Remarks: House Subcommittee: Danburg- Chair, Waldrop, Hury. Senate Subcommittee: Washington- chair, Santiesteban, Montford.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1983, 68th R.S.,ch. 977, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)

Crimes--Against Persons--Sexual
Minors--Crimes Against

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence ()
Minutes: April 26 1983 | May 3 1983
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence ()
Minutes: May 17 1983 | May 24 1983

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