SB0217 (CH0160)

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Criminal Law - Sexual Offenses - Physical Resistance

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 160

Synopsis:Establishing that evidence of physical resistance by a victim is not required to prove that a sexual crime was committed; establishing that a specified provision of the Act may not be construed to affect the admissibility of evidence of actual physical resistance by a victim of a sexual crime; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Astle, Benson, Cassilly, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Eckardt, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Kasemeyer, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Middleton, Nathan-Pulliam, Pinsky, Ready, Reilly, Robinson, Rosapepe, Simonaire, Smith, Zirkin, Hough, Muse, Norman, Brochin, and Ramirez
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0429
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Evidence
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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November 28, 2017 1:09 P.M.