SB 856 Expands the definition of "persistent misdemeanor offender"
Sponsor: Schaefer
LR Number: 4475S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/4/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S230
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 856 - Currently, persons who have committed two or more Class A or B misdemeanors under specific chapters of the criminal code can be sentenced to extended terms of imprisonment as "persistent misdemeanor offenders". This act adds class A or B misdemeanors under Chapter 455, Abuse and Protective Orders, and Chapter 577, Public Safety Offenses, to the list of qualifying offenses.

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE