Senate Bill (H)

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Offenses committed by incarcerated individuals. Provides that the knowing or intentional possession of: (1) a cellular telephone; (2) storage media; (3) a subscriber identity module or SIM card; or (4) any other cellular or wireless communications device; while incarcerated in a jail or state penal facility is a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person convicted of a misdemeanor offense may be committed to the department of correction for an executed sentence if the person was serving a prior, unrelated sentence at the department of correction when the misdemeanor was committed. Provides that a person convicted of a Level 6 Offenses committed by incarcerated individuals. Provides that the knowing or intentional possession of: (1) a cellular telephone; (2) storage media; (3) a subscriber identity module or SIM card; or (4) any other cellular or wireless communications device; while incarcerated in a jail or state penal facility is a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person convicted of a misdemeanor offense may be committed to the department of correction for an executed sentence if the person was serving a prior, unrelated sentence at the department of correction when the misdemeanor was committed. Provides that a person convicted of a Level 6 felony may be sentenced to the department of correction if the person committed the Level 6 felony in or on the premises of a department of correction facility. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments. ... View more