CS/HB 135: Mandatory Minimum Sentences
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Combee ; Edwards ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley ; Campbell ; Costello ; Drake ; Jones, M. ; Mayfield ; McBurney ; Peters ; Rouson ; Steube ; Van Zant
Mandatory Minimum Sentences; Removes aggravated assault from lists of convictions that carry minimum term of imprisonment in certain circumstances; removes provision prohibiting court from imposing mandatory minimum sentence for conviction for aggravated assault if court makes specified written findings; reenacts provisions.
Last Action: 2/2/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 228 (Ch. 2016-7) -HJ 351
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 17
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 11/04/15, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 159
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 155
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/13/16, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Introduced -HJ 17
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 139
• Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 216
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 216
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/21/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 250
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 250
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/16
• Substituted CS/SB 228 -HJ 351
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 228 (Ch. 2016-7) -HJ 351
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