Introduced by Sen. Jim Marleau (R) on October 3, 2013, to authorize up to life in prison for intentionally discharging a firearm from a vehicle or at a dwelling when this causes death (as in a “drive-by” shooting), and 15 to 20 years if someone is injured. These penalties would be on top of any imposed for assault, attempted murder, etc. The bill also increases the maximum penalty if no one is hurt from four years to 10 years.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 3, 2013.
Reported in the Senate on October 17, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 24, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 24, 2013.