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SB 180 - Criminal and Civil Liability for Gender Identity Crimes - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (10-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Criminal and Civil Liability for Gender Identity Crimes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends penalties for crimes based on gender identity or expression.

Highlights:
  • Defines "gender identity or expression," as a gender-related identity, appearance, expression or behavior of a person, regardless of the person's assigned sex at birth (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the perpetrator may be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 to up to 20 years for a crime committed because of the victim's gender identity or expression (Sec. 3).
  • Establishes that in determining the length of any additional penalty imposed for a crime relating to gender identity or expression, the court must consider the following information (Sec. 3):
    • The facts and circumstances of the crime;
    • The criminal history of the person;
    • The impact of the crime on any victim;
    • Any mitigating factors presented by the person; and
    • Any other relevant information.
  • Establishes that a person who has suffered injury by a perpetrator who was motivated by the injured person's gender identity or expression may bring an action for the recovery of his or her damages and any punitive damages (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Criminal and Civil Liability for Gender Identity Crimes

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Marcus L. Conklin (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John W. Oceguera (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
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