By Senator(s) CHUN OAKLAND / FUKUNAGA / HANABUSA / BUEN / CHUMBLEY / KANNO / NAKATA; Ihara
Companion Bill: HB 1850
Subjects: Women's Legislative Caucus
Report Title: Self Defense; Verbal Abuse
Description: Allows a person to use force in self defense against a family or household member when the person reasonably believes that such force is immediately necessary for protection against imminent physical abuse as a result of a pattern of extreme psychological abuse or the actor's reasonably held cultural beliefs.
1-19- S Introduced and passed First Reading
1-20- S Referred to JDC