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HB 6015: Defamation


Defamation; Repeals provisions prohibiting defamation by falsely & maliciously imputing woman's want of chastity & defamation by making certain derogatory statements concerning banks & building & loan associations.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/22/2019 House • Filed
    1/30/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 267
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 267
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 6015, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/22/2019 at 1:59 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1556 Defamation Powell Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    836.04 Defamation. Page 1 (pdf)
    836.06 Punishment for making derogatory statements concerning banks and building and loan associations. Page 1 (pdf)

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