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Sub. S.B. 8
125th General Assembly
(H. Judiciary)


Included the receipt of information or data through the use of an electronic method of remotely transferring information as an activity that may constitute the "pattern of conduct" that is an element of the offense of "menacing by stalking."
Modified the definition of "mental distress" that is an element of the offense of "menacing by stalking" to also include any mental illness or condition that would normally require psychological treatment or other mental health services, whether or not any person requested or received psychological treatment or other mental health services.


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