SB0272 (CH0151)

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Sentencing Procedures - Statement by Victim or Victim's Representative (Alex's Law)

Sponsored by:

Senator Jacobs


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151

Synopsis:Requiring, in a sentencing or disposition hearing, a court to allow a victim or the victim's representative to address the court under oath before the imposition of sentence or other disposition under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Jacobs, Brinkley, Colburn, Forehand, Getty, Glassman, Hershey, Jennings, King, Kittleman, Muse, Peters, Raskin, Shank, Stone, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0031
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1382 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

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October 24, 2017 1:55 P.M.