DAILY LEGISLATIVE REPORT

"Three strikes" sentencing bill modification passes both houses

It's up to the governor now to sign or veto this revision to the 1994 law

The bill addresses the "three strikes" provisions of criminal justice laws.
Troy Kirby for The JOLT
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The Journal of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Presents The Daily Legislative Report, covering The 2021 Washington State Legislature.

  • House Lawmakers debated Engrossed Senate Bill 5164, concerning the resentencing of individuals' sentences as persistent offenders due to a robbery in the second-degree charge.
  • The bill passed the Senate 28-21 March 1st, and passed the House 52-46 on April 7, which now moves onto the Governor’s office for an opportunity to be signed into law.

For more complete information on any legislation, including sponsors, a synopsis, and fiscal note, visit the Washington State Legislature’s bill information webpage

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