NJ S2609 | 2018-2019 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous A429

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 31 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-31 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Prohibits "gay panic" defense for murder; prevents reduction of murder charge to manslaughter committed in heat of passion under certain circumstances.

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Title

Prohibits "gay panic" defense for murder; prevents reduction of murder charge to manslaughter committed in heat of passion under certain circumstances.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-05-31SenateIntroduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

A1796 (Same As) 2018-01-09 - Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee
A429 (Carry Over) 2016-01-27 - Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

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