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Criminal Law - Committing a Crime of Violence in the Presence of a Minor - Repeal of Residence Requirement

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Senator Lee


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Repealing the requirement that the crime be committed in a residence to convict a person of violating the prohibition against committing a crime of violence when the person knows or reasonably should know that a minor who is at least 2 years old is present; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Lee
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0437 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment; Threats
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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November 28, 2017 1:11 P.M.