Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Sentence enhancement for use of a firearm. Requires the state to seek to have a person who allegedly committed a felony sentenced to an additional fixed term of imprisonment of 10 years if the state can show beyond a reasonable doubt that the person knowingly or intentionally used a firearm in the commission of the felony. Provides that if the state proves beyond a reasonable doubt that a person knowingly or intentionally used a firearm in the commission of a felony, the court is required to sentence the person to an additional fixed term of imprisonment of 10 years. Specifies Sentence enhancement for use of a firearm. Requires the state to seek to have a person who allegedly committed a felony sentenced to an additional fixed term of imprisonment of 10 years if the state can show beyond a reasonable doubt that the person knowingly or intentionally used a firearm in the commission of the felony. Provides that if the state proves beyond a reasonable doubt that a person knowingly or intentionally used a firearm in the commission of a felony, the court is required to sentence the person to an additional fixed term of imprisonment of 10 years. Specifies that the additional fixed term of imprisonment is nonsuspendible. Prohibits a plea agreement from being made by a prosecuting attorney to a court if the plea agreement would prohibit: (1) the prosecuting attorney from seeking to have a person sentenced to the additional fixed term of imprisonment of 10 years; or (2) the court from sentencing a person to the additional fixed term of imprisonment of 10 years; if the state can show beyond a reasonable doubt that the person knowingly or intentionally used a firearm in the commission of a felony. Makes conforming amendments. Repeals superseded provisions. ... View more