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Senate Bill 0248


Senate Bill 0248

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF SB 248 (Updated April 5, 2001 12:54 PM - DI 105)


Crime in the presence of a child. Requires a court to consider whether an offender committed the offender's crime in the presence of or within the hearing of a person less than eighteen (18) years of age. Makes commission of a crime in the presence of or within the hearing of a person less than eighteen (18) years of age an aggravating factor that may be used to extend the sentence of an offender or impose consecutive sentences. Allows a person convicted of child molestation as a Class A or Class B felony to be imprisoned for life without parole if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for child molestation as a Class A or Class B felony.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - 2nd House
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