Representative Pope co-authors and supports legislation that provides tougher penalty to offenders
HB 554 To provide that a person arrested for domestic abuse battery shall not be released on his own recognizance
SB 193 Provides for GPS tracking of domestic violence offenders
SB 374 Requires that time served by a habitual offender be served at hard labor
HB 1170 Imposes 10 year suspension of school bus driver's license of person convicted of DWI
HB 1231 Provides for the suspension of the driver's license of a person convicted of third degree Feticide
SB 780 Provides for increased penalties for second felony sex offenses
HB 1115 Requires registration of sex offenders
SB 780 Increases employment prohibitions for sex offenders
HB 376 Reduces parole eligibility for sex offenders
SB 144 Provides for chemical castration of sex offenders convicted of aggravated rape, forcible rape, second degree sexual battery, aggravated incest, aggravated crime against nature, and molestation of a juvenile under the age of 13 years.
I have sponsored and co-authored legislation to address issues related to Crime by providing increased punishment for domestic abuse, DWI, sex offenders, drug abuse and by providing tools to our law enforcement departments to address crime in Livingston Parish.