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HB18-1077: Penalty For Burglary Of Firearms

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB18-1077
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: L. Liston/ D. Valdez

In current law, second degree burglary is a class 4 felony, but it is
a class 3 felony under 2 circumstances. The bill designates a third type of
second degree burglary as a class 3 felony; that is, a burglary, the
objective of which is the theft of one or more firearms, firearm parts,
firearm accessories, or ammunition. The bill also states that when a
person is convicted of such a burglary, in addition to any other sentence,
the court may require the person to pay a fine of at least $10,000 but not
exceeding $750,000.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (06/06/2018)
Signed by the President of the Senate (05/14/2018)
Sent to the Governor (5-14-18)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (05/03/2018)
Signed by the Speaker of the House (5-11-18)
House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Amended to Appropriations (02/15/2018)
Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (01/17/2018)

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