Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
July 29, 2021
Rape of a Child by a Juvenile – Public Chapter 436 ensures that a juvenile convicted of conduct that would constitute rape, aggravated rape, rape of a child or aggravated rape of a child if committed by an adult would not be able to work or volunteer at a place that would cause the juvenile offender to be in close or frequent contact with children.
Sexual Exploitation of Children – Public Chapter 371 provides that Tennessee’s aggravated sexual battery statute has explicit language making the defendant’s subjective purpose of sexual gratification an element of the offense. This pr...