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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 743

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1332

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. FRANTZ, 36th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMES COMMITTED WITH FIREARMS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to provide that any crime in which a firearm is used shall be subject to a sentence enhancement which is twenty-five per cent of the sentence applicable to the underlying crime.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the sentence for crimes committed with a firearm.