SB18-166

SB18-166 - Change Maximum Criminal Penalty One Year To 364 Days

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Concerning changing the maximum jail sentence for certain crimes from one year to three hundred sixty-four days.

The bill creates the legislative interim committee on misdemeanor sentencing, to meet during the 2018 interim. The committee consists of 6 members--3 senators and 3 representatives. The senate president appoints 2 senators and designates the chair of the committee, and the senate minority leader appoints one senator. The speaker of the house of representatives appoints 2 representatives and designates the vice-chair of the committee, and the house minority leader appoints one representative. The interim committee may meet up to 5 times during the interim and may propose up to 5 exempt committee bills.

The interim committee shall, at a minimum, study the following issues:

  • The collateral consequences of a crime with a sentencing range of one year or greater;
  • The fiscal impact of misdemeanor sentences on state and local authorities; and
  • The appropriate penalty level for offenses that are deemed misdemeanors.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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Senate Committees

Latest update: May 9, 2018
05/09/2018 - House Considered Senate Adherence - Result was to Adhere
05/07/2018 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Adhere
05/02/2018 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Laid Over to 05/07/2018
05/01/2018 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/30/2018 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/27/2018 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/26/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/25/2018 - House Third Reading Laid Over to 04/26/2018 - No Amendments
04/24/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/19/2018 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/12/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary
04/11/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/10/2018 - Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor
04/06/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 04/10/2018 - No Amendments
04/04/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 04/06/2018 - No Amendments
04/03/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/02/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/29/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/28/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/27/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/26/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/23/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/21/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 03/23/2018 - No Amendments
03/20/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/15/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 03/20/2018 - No Amendments
03/08/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 03/15/2018 - No Amendments
03/05/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 03/08/2018 - No Amendments
03/01/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 03/05/2018 - No Amendments
02/27/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 03/01/2018 - No Amendments
02/26/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
02/21/2018 - Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
02/05/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary