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H 5127 - Mandatory Minimum Drug Possession Sentence Repeal - Key Vote

Rhode Island Key Votes

William San Bento, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements William San Bento, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Mandatory Minimum Drug Possession Sentence Repeal

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (34-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (54-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Mandatory Minimum Drug Possession Sentence Repeal

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Highlights:
-Eliminates the mandatory minimum sentences and lowers the maximum sentence to 20-30 years imprisonment for possession of controlled substances, with a maximum fine of one million dollars (sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Mandatory Minimum Drug Possession Sentence Repeal

Sponsors

  • Joseph S. Almeida Jr. (RI - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Elaine A. Coderre (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Patrick O'Neill (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas C. Slater (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
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