SB 420: Sentencing for Controlled Substance Violations
GENERAL BILL by Sachs ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Joyner ; Soto
Sentencing for Controlled Substance Violations; Providing for an exception to mandatory minimum sentencing requirements for certain violators of specified controlled substance provisions; specifying criteria to qualify for an exception; providing criteria that may be considered by a court in departing for the mandatory minimum term of imprisonment; requiring a court to make certain statements if it departs from the mandatory minimum term of imprisonment, etc.
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 33
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/04/13, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 113
• Introduced -SJ 33
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 113
• Died in Judiciary
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