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2018 SESSION

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HB 95 Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty.

Introduced by: Jason S. Miyares | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalty for any person to knowingly circumcise, excise, or infibulate the labia major, labia minora, or clitoris of a minor; for any parent or guardian charged with the care of a minor to consent to such circumcision, excision, or infibulation; or for any parent or guardian charged with the care of a minor to knowingly remove or cause of permit the removal of such minor from the Commonwealth for the purposes of performing such circumcision, excision, or infibulation.


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