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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Sentencing aggravators. Specifies that aggravating circumstances based on the commission of certain offenses include only those offenses of which the defendant was convicted. Provides that a court, when sentencing a defendant, may not consider as an aggravating circumstance: (1) any charge of which the defendant was acquitted; or (2) the fact that the state elected not to charge the defendant with one or more offenses. Sentencing aggravators. Specifies that aggravating circumstances based on the commission of certain offenses include only those offenses of which the defendant was convicted. Provides that a court, when sentencing a defendant, may not consider as an aggravating circumstance: (1) any charge of which the defendant was acquitted; or (2) the fact that the state elected not to charge the defendant with one or more offenses.