Comments: IN SB0020 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Sentencing. Makes Level 2 through Level 4 felonies nonsuspendible if the person has a prior unrelated felony conviction. Increases the maximum penalty for a Level 1 felony from 40 to 50 years. Makes the penalty for a Level 3 felony six to 20 years, with an advisory sentence of 12 years. (Under current law, the penalty is three to 16 years, with the advisory sentence being nine years.) Raises the minimum penalty for a Level 4 felony from two to four years, and increases the advisory sentence from six to eight years. Increases the maximum penalty for a Level 6 felony from two and one-half years to three years, and raises the advisory sentence from one year to one and one-half years. Makes conforming amendments.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-03 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary [SB0020 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

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