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SB 356: Mental or Physical Disabilities

GENERAL BILL by Hutson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Evers

Mental or Physical Disabilities; Citing this act as "Carl's Law"; deleting enhanced penalties for crimes evidencing prejudice based on mental or physical disability; deleting the definition of the term “mental or physical disability”; defining the term “mental or physical disability”; creating enhanced penalties for crimes evidencing prejudice based on mental or physical disability, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/4/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 387 (Ch. 2016-81) -SJ 657
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/24/2015 Senate • Filed
10/6/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 29
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 29
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/01/16, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
2/1/2016 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 290
2/2/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 290
2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/17/16, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/17/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 425
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/26/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/2/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/16
3/4/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 657
• Substituted HB 387 -SJ 657
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 387 (Ch. 2016-81) -SJ 657