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2016 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Homicide, Kidnapping, and Drug Offenses - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Senator Hough


In the Senate - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Increasing the maximum penalties for murder in the second degree, manslaughter, and kidnapping; prohibiting a person from distributing heroin mixed with fentanyl; establishing penalties; and requiring that a sentence for the distribution of heroin mixed with fentanyl be consecutive to any other sentence imposed.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Hough, Brochin, Cassilly, Norman, and Ready
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Abduction
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(2-204, 2-207, 3-502, 5-602, 5-608, 5-608.1)

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