Bill Status of HB5817 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-FEMALE GEN MUTILATION
Rep. Natalie A. Manley, Barbara Wheeler, Rita Mayfield, Terri Bryant and John Connor
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for female genital mutilation may be commenced at any time. Provides that a parent, guardian, or other person having physical custody or control of a child who knowingly facilitates or permits the circumcision, excision, or infibulation, in whole or in part, of the labia majora, labia minora, or clitoris of the child commits female genital mutilation. Provides that a violation is a Class X felony.