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Change Maximum Criminal Penalty One Year To 364 Days

Concerning changing the maximum jail sentence for certain crimes from one year to three hundred sixty-four days.
2017 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

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.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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