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 Bill Status of SB2926  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FIREARM CRIME CHARGE&SENTENCE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose, Donald P. DeWitte and Terri Bryant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/13/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Firearm Crime Charging and Sentencing Accountability and Transparency Act. Provides that in a criminal case, if a defendant is charged with an offense involving the illegal use or possession of a firearm and subsequently enters into a plea agreement in which in the charge will be reduced to a lesser offense or a non-weapons offense in exchange for a plea of guilty, at or before the time of sentencing, the State's Attorney shall file with the court a written statement of his or her reasons in support of the plea agreement, which shall specifically state why the offense or offenses of conviction resulting from the plea agreement do not include the originally charged weapons offense. Provides that the written statement shall be part of the court record in the case and a copy shall be provided to any person upon request. Provides that in a criminal case in which the original charge is or was for an offense involving the illegal use or possession of a firearm, if a defendant pleads guilty or is found guilty of the original charge or lesser offense or a non-weapons offense, in imposing sentence, the judge shall set forth in a written sentencing order his or her reasons for imposing the sentence or accepting the plea agreement. Provides that a copy of the written sentencing order shall be provided to any person upon request.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  10/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terri Bryant
  10/13/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  10/13/2021SenateFirst Reading
  10/13/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

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