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SB 940: Crimes Evidencing Prejudice

GENERAL BILL by Rader ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pizzo ; Rouson ; Berman

Crimes Evidencing Prejudice; Expanding grounds for the reclassification of crimes to include prejudice based on the gender or gender identity of any person; specifying that the reclassification occurs if the crime was based in whole or in part on the race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, homeless status, advanced age, gender, or gender identity of any person; specifying that the reclassification of a certain crime occurs if the crime was based in whole or in part on a disability of any person, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 Senate - Introduced -SJ 71
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/14/2019 Senate • Filed
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 72
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 71