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