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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Criminal law matters. Provides that the crime of escape does not include the intentional removal of an electronic monitoring device or GPS tracking device. Reduces the penalty for maintaining a common nuisance from a Level 6 felony to a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that to use a prior unrelated conviction in determining a sentence enhancement for a habitual offender or a repeat sex offender, there may not be more than seven years from the time the person was released from imprisonment, probation, or parole for the prior unrelated felony conviction and the time the person committed the current offense. Eliminates Criminal law matters. Provides that the crime of escape does not include the intentional removal of an electronic monitoring device or GPS tracking device. Reduces the penalty for maintaining a common nuisance from a Level 6 felony to a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that to use a prior unrelated conviction in determining a sentence enhancement for a habitual offender or a repeat sex offender, there may not be more than seven years from the time the person was released from imprisonment, probation, or parole for the prior unrelated felony conviction and the time the person committed the current offense. Eliminates the provision that awards one day of good time credit for every four days of time served on pretrial home detention. Eliminates the provision that prohibits a person from being reassigned to a different credit time class while being monitored on pretrial home detention. Specifies that a person placed on home detention while awaiting trial is initially assigned to a credit class based on the most serious offense with which the person is charged. ... View more