FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 724

91ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY


INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE BRITT.

Read 1st time February 8, 2001, and 1000 copies ordered printed.

TED WEDEL, Chief Clerk

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AN ACT

To amend chapter 566, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to sexual contact between prison inmates and prison employees, with penalty provisions.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Chapter 566, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 566.145, to read as follows:

566.145. 1. A person commits the crime of sexual contact with an inmate if such person is an employee of, or assigned to work in, any jail, prison or correctional facility and such person has sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse with an inmate or resident of the facility.

2. Sexual contact with an inmate is a class C felony.



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