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Criminal Law - Littering - Mandatory Public Service

Sponsored by:

Senator Simonaire


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Making performance of specified public service a mandatory rather than an optional penalty for the criminal offense of littering; requiring a person who unlawfully disposes of litter to be ordered to perform a specified number of hours of public service relating to the removal of the litter disposed of or the restoration of a specified polluted area; and making the number of hours of public service that is required correlate to the amount of litter unlawfully disposed of.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Simonaire
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judicial Proceedings   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling

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