OR HB2210 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-19 - Referred to Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Conforms felony jury verdict statute with constitutional rule requiring guilty verdicts to be unanimous. Conforms felony jury verdict statute with constitutional rule requiring guilty verdicts to be unanimous. Requires not guilty verdicts in cases involving felonies to be unanimous. Establishes process by which person with qualifying conviction based on nonunanimous jury verdict may apply to have conviction set aside. Directs district attorneys to make reasonable efforts to identify convictions based on nonunanimous jury verdicts and notify convicted person of ability to set aside conviction.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.

Title

Relating to nonunanimous jury verdicts.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-19HouseReferred to Judiciary.
2021-01-11HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Oregon State Sources


Bill Comments 750

feedback