SB 878: Sexual Offenses
GENERAL BILL by Harrell
Sexual Offenses; Providing that substantial similarity is not required for the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal case in which the defendant is charged with a sexual offense; revising the definitions of the terms “sexual battery” and “sexual bestiality”; providing a time limitation for the prosecution of specified sexual battery offenses; providing that a person who threatens to use actual physical force likely to cause serious bodily injury or death while committing specified sexual battery offenses commits a life felony, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 58
• Introduced -SJ 58
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.