Bill Status of HB5847 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-FIRST DEGREE MURDER
Rep. David McSweeney and Margo McDermed
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing for first degree murder that the murder was committed as a result of the intentional discharge of a firearm (rather than the murder was committed as a result of the intentional discharge of a firearm by the defendant from a motor vehicle and the victim was not present within the motor vehicle). Effective January 1, 2019.