Deadly weapons

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 92, Sen. Schneider’s bill to enhance criminal penalties using deadly weapons.  As introduced, the bill established sentencing enhancements of 5 to 20 years if a deadly weapon, not just a firearm as provided … [Read more...]

Crimes involving deadly weapons

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 164, Sen. Patricia Miller’s bill on crimes involving deadly weapons. The bill prohibits expungement for a person who has two or more convictions involving the unlawful possession or use of a deadly weapon. After … [Read more...]

Shotguns

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 433, authored by Sens. Tomes and Waltz, on shotguns. This bill repeals the prohibition against manufacturing, importing, selling, or possessing a sawed-off shotgun. It also provides for a 10-year sentence enhancement if a person … [Read more...]