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SB 374: Gay and Transgender Panic Legal Defenses

GENERAL BILL by Book

Gay and Transgender Panic Legal Defenses; Citing this act as the "Gay and Transgender Panic Legal Defenses Prohibition Act”; providing legislative findings; defining terms; prohibiting individuals from using a nonviolent sexual advance or specified perceptions or beliefs about another individual as a defense to a criminal offense, to excuse or justify the conduct of an individual who commits a criminal offense, or to mitigate the severity of a criminal offense, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 10/13/2021 Senate - Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/28/2021 Senate • Filed
10/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules