H.B. 158 Criminal Defamation Amendments

Bill Sponsor:

Rep. Shipp, Rex P.
Floor Sponsor:

Sen. Kennedy, Michael S.
  • Drafting Attorney: Jackie Rogers
  • Fiscal Analyst: Gary R. Syphus

  • Bill Tracking



  • Information
    • Last Action: 18 Mar 2024, Governor Signed
    • Last Location: Lieutenant Governor's office for filing


Bill Status / Votes
• Senate Actions • House Actions • Fiscal Actions • Other Actions
DateActionLocationVote
1/4/2024 Bill Numbered but not DistributedLegislative Research and General Counsel
1/4/2024 Numbered Bill Publicly DistributedLegislative Research and General Counsel
1/4/2024 LFA/ fiscal note sent to sponsorLegislative Research and General Counsel
1/4/2024 LFA/ bill sent to agencies for fiscal inputLegislative Research and General Counsel
1/4/2024 LFA/ fiscal note publicly availableLegislative Research and General Counsel
1/10/2024 House/ received bill from Legislative ResearchClerk of the House
1/16/2024 House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal AnalystClerk of the House
1/16/2024 House/ 1st reading (Introduced)House Rules Committee
1/23/2024 House/ to standing committeeHouse Judiciary Committee
1/25/2024 House Comm - Favorable RecommendationHouse Judiciary Committee10 0 2
1/26/2024 (11:32:44 AM)House/ committee report favorableHouse Judiciary Committee
1/26/2024 (11:32:45 AM)House/ 2nd readingHouse 3rd Reading Calendar for House bills
2/5/2024 (2:28:42 PM)House/ 3rd readingHouse 3rd Reading Calendar for House bills
2/5/2024 (2:33:59 PM)House/ passed 3rd readingSenate Secretary61 11 3
2/5/2024 (2:34:01 PM)House/ to SenateSenate Secretary
2/5/2024 Senate/ received from HouseWaiting for Introduction in the Senate
2/6/2024 Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced)Senate Rules Committee
2/6/2024 Senate/ to standing committeeSenate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee
2/12/2024 Senate Comm - Favorable RecommendationSenate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee3 0 3
2/12/2024 (2:18:54 PM)Senate/ committee report favorableSenate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee
2/12/2024 (2:18:55 PM)Senate/ placed on 2nd Reading CalendarSenate 2nd Reading Calendar
2/21/2024 (2:55:05 PM)Senate/ 2nd readingSenate 2nd Reading Calendar
2/21/2024 (2:58:15 PM)Senate/ passed 2nd readingSenate 3rd Reading Calendar23 1 5
2/22/2024 (10:51:36 AM)Senate/ 3rd readingSenate 3rd Reading Calendar
2/22/2024 (10:53:41 AM)Senate/ passed 3rd readingSenate President22 1 6
2/22/2024 (10:53:42 AM)Senate/ signed by President/ returned to HouseHouse Speaker
2/22/2024 (10:53:43 AM)Senate/ to HouseHouse Speaker
2/22/2024 House/ received from SenateHouse Speaker
2/22/2024 House/ signed by Speaker/ sent for enrollingLegislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
2/26/2024 Bill Received from House for EnrollingLegislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
2/26/2024 Draft of Enrolled Bill PreparedLegislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
3/7/2024 Enrolled Bill Returned to House or SenateClerk of the House
3/7/2024 House/ enrolled bill to PrintingClerk of the House
3/8/2024 House/ received enrolled bill from PrintingClerk of the House
3/8/2024 House/ to GovernorExecutive Branch - Governor
3/18/2024 Governor SignedLieutenant Governor's office for filing