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Bill S.2054 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to habitual offenders, sentencing and improving law enforcement tools

Senate, Monday, November 07, 2011 – New draft of Senate, No. 728 reported from the Senate committee on Ways and Means.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to strengthen laws relative to habitual offenders, update sentencing laws and to provide additional law enforcement tools, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Date Branch Action
11/7/2011 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
11/7/2011 Senate Recommended new draft of S728
11/7/2011 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
11/7/2011 Senate Placed in Orders of the Day for the next session
11/10/2011 Senate Read second
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #3 (R. Moore) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #4 (Donnelly) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #5 (Chandler) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #6 (Creem) rejected
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #8 (Creem) rejected
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #9 (Creem) rejected
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #10 (Creem) rejected
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #11 (Ross) adopted - Roll Call #111 [35 yeas - 0 nays]
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #12 (Ross) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #13 (Ross) rejected
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #14 (Ross) rejected
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #15 (Tarr) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #16 (Eldridge) rejected - Roll Call #112 [7 yeas - 28 nays]
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #18 (Tarr) rejected
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #19 (Clark) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #20 (M. Moore) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #21 (Eldridge) rejected - Roll Call #113 [6 yeas - 29 nays]
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #23 (Clark) rejected - Roll Call #114 [11 yeas - 24 nays]
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #25 (Tarr) adopted
11/10/2011 Senate Amendment #26 (Baddour) adopted

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