H.B. No. 0159
Criminal street gangs.
Sponsored By: Representative(s) Steward, Bagby and Brown and Senator(s) Martin
AN ACT relating to crimes and offenses; creating the crime of intimidation in furtherance of the interests of a criminal street gang; amending the offense of property destruction and defacement to explicitly include graffiti; providing definitions; and providing for an effective date.
1/13/2009 Bill Number Assigned
1/14/2009 H Received for Introduction
1/15/2009 H Introduced and Referred to H01
1/30/2009 H01 Recommended Do Pass
Ayes: Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Cannady, Mercer and Throne
Nays: Representative(s) Peasley and Quarberg
Excused: Representative(s) Gingery and Patton
Ayes 5 Nays 2 Excused 2 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
1/30/2009 H Placed on General File; Did Not Consider in CoW