Homicides and assaults and bodily woundings; certain matters not to constitute defenses. (HB2132)

Introduced By

Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Homicides and assaults and bodily woundings; certain matters not to constitute defenses. Provides that the discovery of, perception of, or belief about another person's actual or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation, whether or not accurate, is not a defense to any charge of capital murder, murder in the first degree, murder in the second degree, voluntary manslaughter, or assault and bodily wounding-related crimes and is not provocation negating malice as an element of murder. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Committee
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102483D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2021Impact statement from VCSC (HB2132)
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2132)

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