Senate Bill #2134 (2018)

AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL -- GUN CRIMES REPORT

Directs the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.

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  • 2018 – S 2134
  • 2018 – S 2134 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • LC003739
  • LC003739/SUB A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
  • ____________
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY
  • GENERAL – GUN CRIMES REPORT
  • Introduced By: Senators Archambault, Lynch Prata, McCaffrey, Lombardi, and
  • Lombardo
  • Date Introduced: January 23, 2018
  • Referred To: Senate Judiciary
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 42-9 of the General Laws entitled "Department of Attorney General" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 42-9-12.1. Annual gun crimes law enforcement report.
  • (a) The attorney general shall annually, on or before June 30, make a report in writing to the general assembly showing the transactions of their office in relation to the enforcement of law with respect to crimes involving a gun during the prior year ending on December 31.
  • (a) The attorney general shall annually, on or before March 31, make a report in writing to the general assembly showing the transactions of their office in relation to the enforcement of law with respect to crimes involving a gun during the prior year ending on December 31.
  • (b) The report shall show for each of the counties of the state the number of non- warranted indictments and information cases with respect to crimes involving a gun pending at the beginning of the year, and the number of warranted indictments and informations cases with respect to crimes involving a gun pending at the beginning of the year, the number of indictments returned and informations filed in such cases during the year, the number of indictments and informations disposed of in such cases during the year:
  • (1) By jury trial;
  • (2) By jury waived trial;
  • (3) Without jury trial on plea of guilty or nolo contendere; and
  • (4) By a nol pros; and the number of non-warranted and warranted indictments and informations pending at the end of the year.
  • (c) The report shall also show the number of offenders in such cases punished by sentence or imprisonment, or by the payment of a fine, or by both fine and imprisonment, or by suspended or deferred sentence or probation, with the sentences and fines specified in each instance.
  • (d) The report shall be subdivided to show the sex of the offenders and the age of the offenders, arranged by decades. The report shall be compiled using statistics provided by the Rhode Island statewide judicial information system.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC003739 ========
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC003739/SUB A ========
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY
  • GENERAL – GUN CRIMES REPORT
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  • This act would direct the attorney general to report annually to the general assembly on the incidence and disposition of crimes involving guns.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC003739 ========
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC003739/SUB A ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for Passage

June 19, 2018 at 5:20pm
Yeas: 37 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 0 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere Y
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Calkin Y
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley Y
Sen. Cote Y
Sen. Coyne Y
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. DaPonte Y
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag Y
Sen. Fogarty Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Gee Y
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Jabour Y
Sen. Lombardi Y
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan Y
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell Y
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y

Floor vote for PASSAGE

June 23, 2018 at 2:23pm
Yeas: 69 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 6 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson NV
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino Y
Rep. Coughlin Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Cunha NV
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Giarrusso Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hearn NV
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian NV
Rep. Keable Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lancia Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marshall Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendonca Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Morgan Y
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardolillo Y
Rep. Newberry NV
Rep. Nunes Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. O'Grady Y
Rep. Perez Y
Rep. Phillips Y
Rep. Price Y
Rep. Quattrocchi Y
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Regunberg Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y
Rep. Tanzi Y
Rep. Tobon Y
Rep. Ucci Y
Rep. Vella-Wilkinson Y
Rep. Walsh Y
Rep. Williams Y
Rep. Winfield NV

Floor vote for Passage

June 23, 2018 at 9:55pm
Yeas: 26 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 11 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere NV
Sen. Archambault NV
Sen. Calkin Y
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley NV
Sen. Cote NV
Sen. Coyne NV
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. DaPonte NV
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag NV
Sen. Fogarty Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Gee NV
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Jabour Y
Sen. Lombardi NV
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan NV
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell NV
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y