Category: Crime and Public Safety

HB 284 (2017)

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Changes the jury instructions in sexual assault cases to add that "the defendant's testimony need not be corroborated." This bill also changes any reference to "victim" in the sexual assault laws to "complainant."

Bill Sponsor: Peter Schmidt

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 01/17/2017

Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/08/2017

Bill Status

Killed in the House

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