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Default Article: Legal analysis finds big problem with SB 54

After a weeklong whirlwind of amendments, Senate Bill 54 is in the hands of the lawyers — and some of them aren’t happy.

A late change by House lawmakers may have introduced a constitutional conflict, endangering a portion of the bill that rolls back last year’s SB 91.

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"The need to fix the constitutional conflict makes the possibility of a quick resolution less likely, though one Senate Majority leader told the Empire that the issue might be fixed in a “30-second” conference committee meeting that lowers the maximum C felony punishment by 10 days."

So the difference between a Class C and a Class B felony sentencing could be as little as 10 days? I wonder how much it's costing tax payers to hammer this out...over 10 days. :/
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