This bill is the result of the poorly worded 2009 Mt. Supreme Court’s Baxter decision on doctor perscribed suicide. It says the doctor may not use the consent of the victim as a defense if the dotor prescribes the drugs for suicide and is later charged with homicide.
This bill makes it clear that a resident in a youth treatment facility may not consent to a sexual relationship with any employee of the facility.
This bill makes it clear that a student may not consent to a sexual relationship with a teacher or other school employee.
*Update – bill missed transmittal deadline, now dead. This is an unconstitutional attempt that would help legislators and other public officials hide from their voting records. The courts have struck down several of these attempts in the past.
*Update – bill missed Transmittal deadline, now dead. This bill makes it easier to remove a child from a home, residence, or place of business where the child is in close proximity to active prostitution. Children in these situations often become victims themselves.
*Update – bill missed Transmittal deadline, now dead. This bill creates an easier “Cause of Action” for law enforcement to be able to investigate human traffickers who are forcing women into prostitution.