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House Bill 1918


House Bill 1918

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Sentencing of offenders. Permits a trial court to modify a sentence without the concurrence of the prosecuting attorney after the defendant has served 365 days in prison if the defendant is eligible for placement in a community corrections program. Repeals the habitual substance offender statute. Provides that a person may only be found to be a habitual offender if the person commits a violent felony. Specifies that a violent felony is a crime against the person, certain types of arson, burglary of a dwelling or while armed, resisting law enforcement while armed, escape while armed, or rioting while armed, and any other felony that results in serious bodily injury. Makes conforming amendments.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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