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Engrossed Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Criminal law issues. Specifies, for purposes of operating while intoxicated, the manner in which a chemical test for THC must be conducted. Requires the state department of toxicology to adopt rules relating to the administration of a chemical test for THC. Permits a prosecuting attorney to file for revocation of a community corrections placement. Removes a provision making the violation of a home detention order the crime of escape. Makes maintaining a common nuisance a Class A misdemeanor unless: (1) the person has a prior conviction; or (2) the common nuisance is used for human trafficking, or for cocaine, methamphetamine, Criminal law issues. Specifies, for purposes of operating while intoxicated, the manner in which a chemical test for THC must be conducted. Requires the state department of toxicology to adopt rules relating to the administration of a chemical test for THC. Permits a prosecuting attorney to file for revocation of a community corrections placement. Removes a provision making the violation of a home detention order the crime of escape. Makes maintaining a common nuisance a Class A misdemeanor unless: (1) the person has a prior conviction; or (2) the common nuisance is used for human trafficking, or for cocaine, methamphetamine, or a schedule I or II narcotic drug. Removes a provision making receipt of a report a prerequisite for imposing of a two year probationary period on a misdemeanant convicted of a crime relating to substance abuse. Allows certain individuals who commit an offense in a penal facility to be sentenced to the department of correction. Provides that the exception allowing a person to possess a firearm on school property does not apply if the person commits an offense on school property. Increases the penalty for domestic battery if the defendant has a prior conviction for strangulation, and increases the penalty for strangulation if the person has a prior strangulation conviction. ... View more