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House Bill 1301


House Bill 1301

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Murder sentencing and sentence enhancements. Makes committing a murder in the physical presence of a person who: (1) is less than 16 years of age; and (2) might be able to see or hear the murder; an aggravating circumstance that may be considered during the sentencing hearing for the murder. Allows a court to sentence a person to an additional fixed term of imprisonment that: (1) is not less than the advisory sentence for the underlying offense nor more than three times the advisory sentence for the underlying offense; and (2) does not exceed 30 years; if the person knowingly or intentionally committed certain offenses in the physical presence of a person less than 16 years of age who might be able to see or hear the offense. Allows a court to sentence a person to an additional fixed term of imprisonment of ten years if the person knowingly or intentionally violated a protective order in the commission of certain offenses.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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