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Amdt 2B - Amendment Outlining Sentencing Guidelines for Those Convicted of Sexual Battery of Children - Key Vote

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Larry Grooms voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (34-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Sex Offenders Penalties Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that requires a minimum sentence of 25 years for first time offenders convicted of sexual battery of a child under 11 and life in prison or the death penalty for a second offense. The amendment requires a minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum sentence of 30 years for any registered sex offender who is convicted of sexual battery of a child under 16, and stipulates that the maximum sentence for those convicted of second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor is 20 years.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amendment Outlining Sentencing Guidelines for Those Convicted of Sexual Battery of Children

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