Bill Status of HB2927 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: DOMEST BATTERY-CHILD PRESENCE
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Rosemary Kurtz - Frank Aguilar - Sidney H. Mathias - Raymond Poe, Rich Brauer, Sandra M. Pihos, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff)
| 1/11/2005||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a defendant who commits any of certain specified offenses against a family or household member in the presence of any child under 16 years of age (rather than a child who is the defendant's or victim's child or a step child or who is a minor child residing within the household of the defendant or victim) is liable for the cost of counseling required for the child at the discretion of the court and must serve a mandatory minimum imprisonment term of 10 days or perform 300 hours of community service, or both.