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jadah
07-24-2012, 09:45 AM
changes in the habitual offender laws? is it still in committee or what?

jadah
07-24-2012, 02:26 PM
Leger HB No. 104

Abstract:
Removes convictions for possession of controlled dangerous substances from

being considered as prior offenses for the purposes of the habitual offender law.


Present law provides that habitual offenders may be subject to increased penalties for
second, third, fourth, and subsequent felony offenses.
Present law provides that violations of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law
which are punishable by 10 years imprisonment or more are eligible for consideration as
prior offenses for the purposes of the habitual offender law.

Proposed law changes present law and removes convictions for possession of controlled
dangerous substances from being counted as prior offenses for the purposes of the habitual

offender law.

(Amends R.S.15:529.1(A)(3)(b) and (4)(b); Adds R.S. 15:529.1(A)(5))

knordyke
07-24-2012, 04:16 PM
The bill died in the House Criminal Justice Committee.




Leger HB No. 104

Abstract:
Removes convictions for possession of controlled dangerous substances from

being considered as prior offenses for the purposes of the habitual offender law.


Present law provides that habitual offenders may be subject to increased penalties for
second, third, fourth, and subsequent felony offenses.
Present law provides that violations of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law
which are punishable by 10 years imprisonment or more are eligible for consideration as
prior offenses for the purposes of the habitual offender law.

Proposed law changes present law and removes convictions for possession of controlled
dangerous substances from being counted as prior offenses for the purposes of the habitual

offender law.

(Amends R.S.15:529.1(A)(3)(b) and (4)(b); Adds R.S. 15:529.1(A)(5))

ashlynnrich
07-24-2012, 08:58 PM
this is the second year that this law has fail in the house. they are not going to pass it because this a trap and that is how they are making the justices system tough like it is.






The bill died in the House Criminal Justice Committee.