SB 704

  • Oregon Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 22, 2021
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Relating to prohibiting defenses based on certain characteristics of the victim.

Abstract

Provides that discovery of victim's actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation does not constitute reasonable explanation for extreme emotional disturbance for purposes of affirmative defense to murder in the second degree. Provides that person is not justified in using physical force upon other person if person would not have used physical force but for discovery of other person's actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.

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Mar 04, 2021

Senate

Public Hearing Scheduled.

Feb 17, 2021

Senate

Public Hearing Cancelled.

Jan 28, 2021

Senate

Referred to Judiciary and Ballot Measure 110 Implementation.

Jan 22, 2021

Senate

Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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