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SB 308: Crimes Evidencing Prejudice

GENERAL BILL by Berman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Polsky ; Stewart ; Book

Crimes Evidencing Prejudice; Expanding grounds for the reclassification of crimes to include acts of 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; replacing the term “mental or physical disability” with the term “disability”; defining the term “disability”; expanding the data the Governor is required to collect and disseminate to include incidents of criminal acts that evidence prejudice based on gender, gender identity, or disability, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/22/2021 Senate • Filed
    10/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 18
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17
    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 308, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 9/22/2021 at 11:41 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 111 Offenses Evidencing Prejudice Geller Similar Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    S 972 Offenses Against Elderly Persons or Disabled Adults Book Compare Last Action: 12/2/2021 S Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 65

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    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)
    877.19 Hate Crimes Reporting Act. Page 4 (pdf)

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