SB 857 Expands the definition of "dangerous felony", for which a person must serve 85% of his or her sentence
Sponsor: Schaefer
LR Number: 4479S.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 857 - This act adds the crimes of statutory rape or sodomy in the second degree, sexual assault, child molestation, sexual misconduct involving a child, and sexual abuse to the definition of "dangerous felonies". It also modifies the definition to include statutory rape or sodomy in the first degree regardless of the child's age and attempted forcible rape or sodomy regardless if physical injury results. A person convicted of a "dangerous felony" must serve 85% of his or her prison sentence.

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE