HB 623

RELATING TO SENTENCING

By Representative(s) MORITA / AUWAE / CATALANI / THIELEN / LEONG / TAKUMI / TAKAI / YOSHINAGA / GARCIA / SCHATZ / KAWAKAMI / LUKE / GOODENOW / LEE / MARUMOTO / CASE / AHU ISA / HAMAKAWA / SAIKI / TAKAMINE

Companion Bill: SB 823

Subjects: Legislative Women's Caucus

Keywords: AGED, CHILD ABUSE, CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS, ELDERLY ABUSE, MINORS, PENAL CODE, SENTENCING, SEX ABUSE, SPOUSE ABUSE

Report Title: Domestic Violence; Sentencing

Description: Requires courts, in certain domestic violence cases witnessed by minors, to consider the fact that the crime was witnessed by a minor as an aggravating factor of the crime in imposing a sentence. Recommends the revision of family court sentencing guidelines to consider two additional aggravating factors.

 1-22-99        H Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-25-99        H Referred to the committees on 1. JHA 2. FIN ,
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