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HB 258 Crimes and offenses; sentencing for persons who knowingly commit aggravated assault upon a peace officer; provisions

Voted on Friday March 3, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This would place a mandatory minimum on those 17 and older who assault a police officer. I take a strict opposition to mandatory minimums as I believe we are handcuffing our Judges and Judicial Branch. Minimums feel like a dramatic infringement upon

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Nay

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 120 66.7% Majority Vote
Nay 51 28.3%
Did not vote 5 2.8%
Excused 4 2.2%

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