HARRISBURG – The PA Senate unanimously approved legislation aimed at enhancing penalties for those charged with possession of child pornography. Specifically under Senate Bill 1075, a violation related to photographing, videotaping, depicting on a computer or filming sexual acts, would increase from a second degree felony to a first degree felony. A first violation related to disseminating photos, videotapes, computer depictions, and films would increase to a second degree felony. The legislation also establishes the Task Force on Child Pornography, a 21-member task force that will develop guidance and tools for sexual abuse prevention and intervention mechanisms for supporting PA child welfare services. Additionally, the task force will create long-range plans and strategies for statewide community education about child sexual abuse and its prevention. The bill now goes to the state House.