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Domestic violence: victims rights.

An act to add Section 679.06 to the Penal Code, relating to victims of domestic violence and stalking

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This bill would expand the definition of the crime of rape to include those acts when accomplished with a person who is a spouse of the perpetrator and would repeal the crime of spousal rape; this bill would require a person convicted of rape of a person who is the perpetrator’s spouse to register as a sex offender under all circumstances defining rape.

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