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HB 43: Offenses Evidencing Prejudice

GENERAL BILL by Geller ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Eskamani ; Goff-Marcil ; Grieco ; Learned ; Smith, C. ; Toledo ; Valdés

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: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/8/2020 House • Filed
    1/15/2021 House • Referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
    3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    4/30/2021 House • Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

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  • HB 43, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/8/2020 at 2:27 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 194 (c1) Crimes Evidencing Prejudice Berman Similar Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Appropriations

    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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