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  NCJ Number: NCJ 228812     Find in a Library
  Title: Internet Crimes Against Children: A Matrix of Federal and Select State Laws
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): Patrick Miller ; Alice R. Buchalter
  Corporate Author: Library of Congress
Federal Research Division
United States of America
  Date Published: 10/2009
  Page Count: 16
  Annotation: This report presents the major provisions of Federal and select laws of 10 States that impose civil and criminal sanctions against persons convicted of Internet crimes against children; and it summarizes the major provisions and status of proposed legislation currently before the U.S. Congress and respective State legislatures.
  Abstract: The pertinent laws of the following 10 States were surveyed, as they were judged to have enacted major legislation: California, Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Pertinent laws are grouped into the following subtopics: unwanted sexual solicitation, pornography (children as the subject), and harassment and bullying. For each of these subcategories, offenses are defined and the range of sanctions upon conviction are specified. Legislative provisions are presented in tabular form, first as enacted and proposed at the Federal level, and then as enacted and proposed at the State level for each of the 10 States. The primary online sources for this report are the U.S. Code, State codes and statutes, State legislature Web sites, and the Library of Congress THOMAS Web site.
  Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
  Index Term(s): Sex offenses ; Computer related crime ; Child Pornography ; Federal legislation ; Bullying ; Florida ; Michigan ; Missouri ; New Hampshire ; New Jersey ; New York ; North Carolina ; Pennsylvania ; California ; Connecticut
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 09-12-9699119-002
  Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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  Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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