SB 753
Modifies the offense of murder in the second degree
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Last Action:
2/13/2020 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2020

Current Bill Summary

SB 753 - This act provides that the offense of murder in the second degree is committed when a person knowingly and unlawfully manufactures, delivers, or distributes a Schedule I or II controlled substance, excluding marijuana for medical use, and thereafter the controlled substance is the proximate cause of the death of another person who uses or consumes it. It shall not be a defense that the defendant did not directly deliver or distribute the controlled substance to the decedent.

This act is identical to SB 223 (2019) and provisions of SB 6 (2019).



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