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CS/SB 228: Mandatory Minimum Sentences

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Bean ; Bradley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Evers

Mandatory Minimum Sentences; Deleting aggravated assault from the list of convictions which carry a minimum term of imprisonment if during the commission of the offense the convicted person possessed a firearm or destructive device; deleting aggravated assault from the list of convictions which carry a minimum term of imprisonment if during the commission of the offense the convicted person possessed a semiautomatic firearm and its high-capacity detachable box magazine or a machine gun, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 2/25/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-7
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/3/2015 Senate • Filed
9/15/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 20
9/28/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 10/05/15, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
10/5/2015 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 126
10/7/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 126
10/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 11/03/15, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
11/3/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 128
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 128
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 11/19/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
11/19/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 126
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 126
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 20
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 110
1/19/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/21/16
1/21/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 235
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/28/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 266
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 266
• Immediately certified -SJ 266
1/28/2016 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 310
• Received -HJ 309
1/29/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/16
2/2/2016 House • Substituted for CS/HB 135 -HJ 351
• Read 2nd time -HJ 351
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/3/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 376
• CS passed; YEAS 119 NAYS 0 -HJ 376
2/10/2016 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 354
2/18/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 433
2/24/2016 • Approved by Governor -SJ 494
2/25/2016 • Chapter No. 2016-7