AB 124 – (Kamlager) Status: 06/16/2021 Has been Set For Hearing ON 06-JUL-21 9 a.m. Bill Analysis Summary: Expands access to vacatur relief and the affirmative defense of coercion for victims of human trafficking and creates that same relief for victims of intimate partner violence and sexual violence; requires courts, in making sentencing determinations, to consider whether trauma, youthfulness, or being a victim of human trafficking or intimate partner violence contributed to commission of the current offense; and makes evidence of mental state admissible on the issue of whether or not the accused actually formed the required mental state for the crime charged, as specified.
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