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SB 564: Murder

GENERAL BILL by Bracy

Murder; Revising the elements of murder in the first degree and murder in the second degree; revising the elements of what constitutes felony murder, for murder in the second degree; deleting provisions relating to felony murder, for murder in the third degree; authorizing persons convicted under certain murder provisions to file a petition with the sentencing court to have his or her murder conviction vacated or to be resentenced, as applicable, on or after a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/17/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 44
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 43
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 564, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/17/2019 at 3:24 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    27.401 Cross-Circuit Conflict Representation Pilot Program. Page 9 (pdf)
    394.912 Definitions. Page 10 (pdf)
    775.0823 Violent offenses committed against law enforcement officers, correctional officers, state attorneys, assistant state attorneys, justices, or judges. Page 11 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 2 (pdf)
    782.041 Page 8 (pdf)
    782.065 Murder; law enforcement officer, correctional officer, correctional probation officer. Page 12 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 13 (pdf)
    921.0024 Criminal Punishment Code; worksheet computations; scoresheets. Page 30 (pdf)
    944.275 Gain-time. Page 26 (pdf)
    947.146 Control Release Authority. Page 26 (pdf)
    948.012 Split sentence of probation or community control and imprisonment. Page 30 (pdf)

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