2012 Senate Bill 1209

Revise certain vulnerable victim crime penalty details

Introduced in the Senate

July 18, 2012

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R-38)

To revise the state sentencing guidelines for offenses committed against a vulnerable victim by expanding the definition of predatory conduct to include “pre-offense conduct” directed at a law enforcement officer posing as a potential victim.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

Sept. 27, 2012

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Oct. 17, 2012

Amendment offered

The amendment passed by voice vote

Passed in the Senate 37 to 0 (details)

Received in the House

Nov. 8, 2012

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary