2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Gilbert
HB 2583 - Possession of Firearm while Violating Protective Order

Item 391 #6h

Item 391 #6h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Corrections FY2019 $0 FY2020 $136,078 GF

Page 423, line 43, strike "$110,514,949" and insert "$110,651,027".

Page 426, after line 44, insert:

"7. Possessing a firearm while violating a protective order -- $136,078".


(This amendment provides an appropriation to the Corrections Special Reserve Fund to reflect the estimated impact on utilization of beds in the Commonwealth’s Adult Correctional Centers resulting in changes in criminal sentencing pursuant to House Bill 2583, which would require any individual convicted of violating a protective order while in possession of a firearm to serve a mandatory minimum of three years, running consecutively with any other sentence.)