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HB1144: Mandatory Minimum Sentence For Child Sex Offense

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB1144
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: Rep. Bradford; Sen. Scheffel


Requires a court to impose a minimum sentence of at least 20 but not more than 30 years incarceration for an offender who commits sexual assault against a child who is 14 years of age or younger and 7 or more years younger than the offender at the time of the crime. If the parole board releases an offender sentenced pursuant to this act, requires the parole board to keep the offender on parole for the remainder of their life.

Read the bill here.

Current Status:

02/20/2009 Died in House Judiciary

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