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HB711 HD1 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO CRIMINAL DEFENSE.
Report Title: Affirmative Defense; Gender; Sexual Orientation; Prohibition
Description: Amends the affirmative defense of extreme mental or emotional disturbance to murder or attempted murder by prohibiting explanations based solely on the defendant's discovery, defendant's knowledge, or the disclosure of the victim's gender, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Requires the court to instruct the jury to disregard bias and prejudice if a defendant's explanation includes the discovery of a victim's gender, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. (SD1)
Companion:  SB2
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC
Introducer(s): C. LEE, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, Nakashima, San Buenaventura, Yamashita

Sort by Date Status Text
1/18/2019HPending introduction.
1/22/2019HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/24/2019HReferred to JUD, referral sheet 5
2/1/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-05-19 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
2/5/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-06-19.
2/5/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-06-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
2/6/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Say; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, Thielen.
2/28/2019HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 955) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/28/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) DeCoite excused (1).
3/5/2019HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott, Ward voting no (2) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
3/7/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 401).
3/7/2019SPassed First Reading.
3/7/2019SReferred to JDC.
3/11/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 03-14-19 9:30AM in conference room 016.
3/14/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
4/3/2019SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1786) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
4/3/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
4/3/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 04-05-19.
4/5/2019SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/5/2019HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 677) in amended form (SD 1).
4/9/2019HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/11/2019SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 719).
4/15/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: C. Lee Chair; Morikawa, Thielen.
4/15/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
4/23/2019HHouse Conferee(s) discharged.
4/24/2019SReceived notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 857).
4/24/2019HReconsideration of action taken on 04-09-19.
4/25/2019SReceived notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 861).
4/25/2019HHouse agrees to Senate amendment(s).
4/25/2019HPassed Final Reading as amended in SD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Cachola, Thielen excused (2).
4/26/2019SReceived notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 871).
4/26/2019HTransmitted to Governor.
7/1/2019HAct 149, on 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).
7/1/2019SAct 149, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB711 HD1 SD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
JUD 325 2/05/2019 2:05 PM View
JUD 325 2/06/2019 2:00 PM View
JDC 016 3/14/2019 9:30 AM View