HI 159 - DIGEST
(DIGEST AS ENACTED)
Applies enhancements to the penalties for felonies committed with the use of a deadly weapon.
Provides that, if the deadly weapon is a firearm, the enhancements are five years for class A felonies, three years for class B felonies, and eighteen months for class C felonies.
Provides that, if the deadly weapon is other than a firearm, the enhancements are two years for class A felonies, one year for class B felonies, and six months for class C felonies.
Provides for a doubling of the enhancement for a previous violation under the new provisions.
Declares that an offender cannot earn good-time credits or early release.
Raises the sentencing seriousness level for first degree reckless endangerment, theft of firearms, possession of stolen firearms, and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Revises provisions relating to restoration of the right to possess a firearm.
Expands the number of aggravating circumstances which will be considered aggravated first degree murder.
Declares that first degree burglary is no longer limited to dwellings, but can be committed in any building.
Requires all recommended sentencing agreements and plea agreements to be public documents.
Increases juvenile offender penalties.
Repeals sections 510, 511, and 512, chapter 7, Laws of 1994 1st sp. sess.