HB1358 Designates venue in criminal credit card fraud cases.
Sponsor: Loudon, John (88) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: LR Number: 3105L.01P
Last Action: 04/04/2000 - Reported perfected and printed (H)
HB1358
Next Hearing:Hearing not scheduled
Calendar:HOUSE BILLS FOR THIRD READING - CONSENT
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PERFECTED

HB 1358 -- CREDIT CARD FRAUD (Loudon)

This bill establishes venue in cases of criminal credit card
fraud.  Cases can be prosecuted in the county or counties where
any element of the offense took place, in the county where the
defendant or victim resides, or in the county where the property
was located.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.


COMMITTEE

HB 1358 -- CREDIT CARD FRAUD

SPONSOR:  Loudon

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee
on Criminal Law by a vote of 18 to 0.

This bill establishes venue in cases of criminal credit card
fraud.  Cases can be prosecuted in the county or counties where
any element of the offense took place, in the county where the
defendant or victim resides, or in the county where the property
was located.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that the bill will allow crimes to
be filed in the victim's home county, preventing credit card
fraud from going unpunished because the thief has left the
jurisdiction.

Testifying for the bill was Representative Loudon.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Sarah Madden, Legislative Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 1358 -- Credit Card Fraud

Sponsor:  Loudon

This bill establishes venue in cases of criminal credit card
fraud.  Cases can be prosecuted in the county or counties where
any element of the offense took place, in the county where the
defendant or victim resides, or in the county where the property
was located.


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