SB 1241 Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty and civil action.
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Summary as introduced:
Female genital mutilation; criminal penalty and civil action. Makes it a felony with a punishment of 20 years to life, five of which shall be a mandatory minimum, for any person to knowingly circumcise, excise, or infibulate the labia major, labia minora, or clitoris of a minor. The bill makes it a Class 2 felony for any parent or guardian charged with the care of a minor to consent to such circumcision, excision, or infibulation. The bill also provides a civil cause of action for any person injured by such circumcision, excision, or infibulation.

Full text:
01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102935D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102935D
01/10/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/17  Senate: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB1060-Black) (12-Y 0-N)