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H 25 - Amends State Domestic Terrorism Laws - Vermont Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends State Domestic Terrorism Laws

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -

Title: Amends State Domestic Terrorism Laws

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-0) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends State Domestic Terrorism Laws

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that amends state domestic terrorism laws.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes the carrying of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure multiple people as a felony crime that is punishable by up to 10 years of imprisonment, a $25,000 fine, or both (Sec. 1). 

  • Increases the potential fine for carrying a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure a single person from $200 to $2,000 (Sec. 1). 

  • Defines “domestic terrorism” as the act of engaging in or taking a substantial step towards causing the death or serious bodily injury of multiple people, or threatening any civilian population with mass destruction, killing, or kidnapping (Sec. 2). 

  • Establishes a punishment of up to 20 years of imprisonment, a $50,000 fine, or both, for a person who willfully engages in an act of domestic terrorism (Sec. 2).

  • Increases the potential penalty for knowingly possessing a dangerous weapon on school property from 2 to 3 years of imprisonment for a first offense, and from 3 to 5 years of imprisonment for subsequent offenses (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-0) -

Title: Amends State Domestic Terrorism Laws

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -

Title: Amends State Domestic Terrorism Laws

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends State Domestic Terrorism Laws

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