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Passed Rhode Island Gun Law H7066

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Legislation Overview

Title: Trials

Subject: Criminal Procedure

Description: Restricts the use of a victim's gender or sexual orientation as a defense by any defendant claiming provocation, diminished capacity or self-defense and prohibits the court from allowing such information into evidence.

Session: 2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Signed by Governor

Last Action Date: July 2, 2018


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5 sponsors: Kenneth Marshall (D); David Bennett (D); Christopher Blazejewski (D); Kenneth Mendonca (R); Gregory Costantino (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 7% (5 of 75)

Chamber Date Action
House Jul 2, 2018 Signed by Governor
House Jul 2, 2018 Transmitted to Governor
Senate Jun 23, 2018 Senate passed as amended in concurrence
Senate Jun 23, 2018 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/23/2018)
Senate Jun 22, 2018 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/22/2018)
Senate Jun 22, 2018 Committee recommends passage as amended in concurrence
Senate May 31, 2018 Referred to Senate Judiciary
House May 22, 2018 House passed as amended (floor amendment)
House May 18, 2018 Placed on House Calendar (05/22/2018)
House May 9, 2018 Committee recommends passage
House May 4, 2018 Scheduled for consideration (05/09/2018)
House Jan 30, 2018 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
House Jan 26, 2018 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (01/30/2018)
House Jan 3, 2018 Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
Type Date State Link Text
Amended May 22, 2018 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 3, 2018 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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