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House Bill 1191


House Bill 1191

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Domestic violence. Allows a court to place a person who commits a misdemeanor in which any part of the person's sentence for the misdemeanor is suspended on probation for not more than two years if the court finds that domestic violence is a contributing factor or material element of the offense. (Under current law the probationary period for a misdemeanor may not exceed one year unless the use of alcohol, drugs, or other harmful substances is a contributing factor or material element of the offense.)
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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