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HB19-1148:Change Maximum Criminal Penalty One Year To 364 Days

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB19-1148
Year: 2019
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: L. Herod / D. Coram / J. Gonzales


Under current law, the maximum jail sentence for a class 2
misdemeanor, misdemeanors without a fixed statutory penalty, and
municipal ordinance violations is one year. The bill changes the
maximum jail sentence to 364 days.

Current Status:

Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (01/29/2019)

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