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HB 227: Criminal Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Hogan Johnson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani

Criminal Sentencing; Increases sentence points requiring nonstate sanction in certain circumstances; requires findings for sentences above maximum sentence recommended under Criminal Punishment Code; removes provision limiting appeals of sentences to circumstances when sentence is lower than lowest permissible sentence or other specified circumstances; revises calculation of highest & lowest permissible sentences.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/26/2019 House • Filed
10/10/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 23
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 23
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee