SB 579 Modifies provisions relating to certain crimes against emergency service providers
Sponsor: Libla
LR Number: 4239S.03P Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 5/18/2018 - Formal Calendar S Bills for Third Reading--SS for SB 579-Libla (In Fiscal Oversight) Journal Page:
Title: SS SB 579 Calendar Position: 1
Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SS/SB 579 - This act provides that persons convicted of certain offenses against law enforcement officers, firefighters, or emergency medical service providers are ineligible for bail, continuation of bail, probation, or parole. Certain persons convicted of resisting or interfering with arrest, detention, or stop are also ineligible for probation or parole.

This act is similar to provisions of SCS/SB 46 (2017) and provisions of SS#2/SCS/HCS/HBs 302 & 228 (2017).