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HB 655: Offenses Evidencing Prejudice

GENERAL BILL by Geller ; Stark ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ausley ; Daley ; Eskamani ; Hart ; Hattersley ; Hogan Johnson ; Jones ; Slosberg ; Smith, C. ; Toledo ; Valdes

Offenses Evidencing Prejudice; Expands grounds for reclassification of offenses to include prejudice based on gender or gender identity of any person; specifies that reclassification occurs if commission of offenses is based on prejudice towards any person on specified grounds; replaces term "mental or physical disability" with term "disability"; defines "disability."

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/15/2019 House • Filed
    12/3/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 54
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 54
    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 655, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/15/2019 at 1:42 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 940 Crimes Evidencing Prejudice Rader Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Criminal Justice

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    775.085 Evidencing prejudice while committing offense; reclassification. Page 1 (pdf)
    775.0863 Evidencing prejudice while committing offense against person with mental or physical disability; reclassification. Page 3 (pdf)

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