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Minutes for SB122 - Committee on Judiciary

Short Title

Increasing the penalty for certain violations of criminal discharge of a firearm.

Minutes Content for Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Jason Thompson briefed the Committee on the bill saying it increases the penalty for certain violations of criminal discharge of a firearm. He concluded by describing which sections were amended and what changes would be made.

Proponent:

Senator Haley shared his support for the bill (Attachment 2) by saying that this bill is about drive by shootings. He concluded that this bill gives a minimum sentence for individuals that participate in this activity.

Issues were addressed concerning the age limit requirements, vehicle definition,  amount of time to be served, and the bed impact statement.

Seeing no other conferees, Chairman Wilborn moved on to the next hearing.