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SB17-094

Make Felony Murder A Class 2 Felony

Concerning removing felony murder from the provisions of murder in the first degree.
Session:
2017 Regular Session

Under current law, felony murder, a death resulting during the commission of a specifically listed felony, is a class 1 felony. The bill makes felony murder a class 2 felony subject to crime of violence sentencing and modifies the affirmative defense.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. D. Kagan

Sponsor

Sen. I. Aguilar

Co-sponsor