|SB 0231||Crime of carjacking created|
|Last Action:||02/01/95 - Hearing Conducted S Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1995|
SB 231 - This act creates the crime of carjacking in the first and second degree. A person commits the crime of carjacking in the first degree if: 1) he knowingly steals a motor vehicle; 2) by force or threat of force; and 3) if he knowingly acts in a manner that creates a substantial risk of death or injury to a child less than twelve. Carjacking in the first degree is a Class A felony and may be punished by death or life imprisonment.
A person commits the crime of carjacking in the second
degree if he puts a child between twelve and eighteen at
substantial risk of death or injury. Carjacking in the second
degree is a Class C felony.