- Crimes - Mitigation - Sex, Gender Identity, or Sexual Orientation
- Sponsored by
- Delegates Palakovich Carr, Moon, Acevero, Attar, Bartlett, Barve, Bridges, Cardin, Carr, Charkoudian, Cullison, D.M. Davis, Feldmark, Fraser-Hidalgo, Guyton, Kerr, R. Lewis, Lopez, Love, Mosby, Pena-Melnyk, Qi, Queen, Reznik, Shetty, Smith, Stewart, Terrasa, C. Watson, and Wilkins
- In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Establishing that the discovery or perception of, or belief about, another person's sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation, whether or not accurate, does not constitute legally adequate provocation to mitigate a killing from the crime of murder to manslaughter or an assault from the crime of assault in the first degree to assault in the second degree or another lesser crime.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
Last Updated: 2/14/2020 12:09 PM