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H.F. No. 15 - Eliminating the Voluntary Relationship Defense for Criminal Sexual Conduct Crimes
 
Author: Senator Michelle R. Benson
 
Prepared By: Chris Turner, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-4350)
 
Date: March 21, 2019



 

The bill repeals the shield to prosecution for certain criminal sexual conduct offenses granted to participants in designated voluntary relationships, commonly referred to as the marital rape exception.

The bill is effective the day following final enactment.

 
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