|FIX WASHINGTON'S 3-STRIKES LAW|
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SELECTED 3-STRIKES LEGISLATION 1999-2013
|Providing a minimum term sentence for certain persistent offenders. |
3-Strikers who have no convictions for Class A felonies, Assault 2 or sex offenses may apply for conditional release to the Indeterminate Sentencing Review Board after serving a minimum of 15 years
|Kline, Hargrove, Danielle, Kohl-Welles, Nelson, Keiser||Assigned to the Law and Justice Committee|
|Addressing Earned Second Chances |
Any person sentenced in Washington State, with the exception of those sentenced for Aggravated Murder or under RCW 9.94A.507 (sex offenses) may, after serving a minimum of 15 years in prison, apply for conditional release to the Indeterminate Sentencing Review Board.
|Roberts, Goodman, Clibborn, Haigh, Freeman, Green, Pettigrew, Ormsby, Seaquist, Jinkins, Appleton, Fitzgibbon, Tharinger, Ryu||Received a public hearing before the House Committee on Public Safety|
|persistent offenders. |
3-Strikers who have no convictions for Class A felonies or sex offenses may apply for conditional release to the Indeterminate Sentencing Review Board after serving a minimum of 15 years
|Kline, Hargrove, Nelson, Chase||Assigned to the Committee on Human Services and Corrections and referred to the Judiciary Committee|
|Providing a minimum term sentence for certain persistent offenders. |
3-Strikers who have no convictions for Class A felonies, weapons enhancements, or sex offenses may apply for parole after serving a minimum of 15 years
|Kline, Kohl-Welles||Hearing in Judiciary 1/20/11. |
Bill did not receive a vote in the Senate in 2011.
Signing in support:
John Carlson, radio talk show host
|Concerning Persistent Offenders. Removing robbery 2 from the "three strikes" list.||Kline, Hargrove, Pridemore, Kohl-Welles, Regala, McDermott||Hearing in Judiciary 2/4/09. Passed in committee. Did not pass in Rules. |
Deadline for passage in Rules was extended when the bill was included in the Senate Proposed Substitute operating budget bill, PSSB 5600 as "NTIB" - or "necessary to implement budget".
Earl Ford, Commissioner, Washington State Commission on African American Affairs; Dr. Larry Hoover, citizen and father of 3-Striker; Noemie Maxwell, Justice Works!; Tony Orange, Political Action Chair, Seattle Martin Luther King Jr. County NAACP; Amy Bates, Chair, Black Policy Foundation; Ramona Brandes, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Washington Defender Association; Virginia Faller, defense attorney; Beth Colgan, Managing Attorney of the Institutions Project, Columbia Legal Services
|Removing Robbery 2 from the list of most serious offenses||Kline, Franklin, Kohl-Welles, Weinstein||Introduced in Judiciary. No hearing.||No testimony.|
|Adding out of state sexual offenses with sentences of 10 years or more to the PO list.||Benton, Eide, Holmquist, Weinstein, Roach, Tom, Rasmussen, Swecker, Franklin, Zarelli, McCaslin, Hewitt, Regala||Introduced in Judiciary. Passed as SB 6184||No testimony.|
|Revising the definition of "most serious offense" and creating a task force to study crimes included in "most serious offense."||Kline, Hargrove||Introduced in Judiciary. Hearing in House Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness. Passed in Rules. Then passed unanimously in the Senate. No hearing in House.||In favor|
Kline, Carol Estes, Friends Committee; Sharon Scherer, Sharon Dozier Moffet, Lillian Alexander, Jonathan Nelson, Pastor Emeritus Central Lutheran Church of Seattle; C. Wesley Richards, WDA, WAC
Tom McBride, Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys
|Adding out of state sexual offenses with sentences of 10 years or more to the PO list.||Benton, Eide, Weinstein, McCaslin, Hargrove, Regala, Hatfield, Carrell, Tom, Franklin, Zarelli, Kline, Haugen, Keiser, Fairley, Hobbs, Marr, Kastama, Berkey, Delvin, Brandland, Spanel, Murray, Prentice, Holmquist, Hewitt, Rasmussen, Jacobsen, Sheldon, Oemig, Morton, Pflug, Roach, Pridemore, McAuliffe, Rockefeller, Parlette, Kauffman, Shin, Kohl-Welles, Stevens, Kilmer, Swecker, Honeyford, Schoesler, King McDermott||Signed by Governor.||Sen. Don Benton (Prime), Sylvia Johnson; Jean Soliz Conklin, Sentencing Guidelines Committee; Tom McBride, WAPA; Evelyn Larsen, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.|
|Removing Second Degree Robbery||Representatives Darneille, Kagi, Lantz, Pettigrew, Simpson, Chase, Santos, McDermott, Hasegawa, Moeller||First reading - Referred to Criminal Justice and Corrections|
|Removing Second Degree Robbery||Kline, Thibaudeau, Fairley||Public hearing||Senator Kline, prime sponsor; Sharon Dozier; Wes Richards, WDA, WACDL; Ramona Brandes, WDA, WACDL; Rev. Paul Benz, Lutheran Public Policy, Jill Stephens.|
|Persistent offenders who have no Class A Felonies can be considered for release after 15 years. Substitute bill amended to 20 years.||Kline||Public hearing||In favor|
Senator Kline, prime sponsor; Justice Sanders; Sharon Dozier; Wes Richards, WDA, WACDL; Ramona Brandes, WDA, WACDL; Rev. Paul Benz, Lutheran Public Policy Office; Jill Stephens.
Tom McBride, WAPA; Russ Hauge, WAPA.
|Removing R2 from the list of most serious offenses. Certain elements of assault in the If the perpetrator: (a) intentionally assaults a person and thereby recklessly inflicts substantial bodily harm upon him or her; or (b) with intent to commit a felony, happens to assault another, then those two specific second degree assault offenses will no longer be considered a most serious offense.||O'Brien, Lovick, Kagi, Kenney, Darneille, Hunt, G. Simpson||Public hearing. Passed in Criminal Justice and Corrections committee. Referred to and held in Rules X file.||Justice Sanders, Washington Supreme Court; Larry Gosset,; Dan Merkle, KCBA Drug Policy Project; Russell V. Leonard, Public Defenders, WACDL and WDA; Julius Debro, UW; Jon Nelson, Lifer Spondon Lutheran Pastor; Edward Prince, Commission on African-American Affairs; Lloyd May, Justice Passage; Anne Harper, King County Office of Public Defenders; Adwyna Griffin, Snohomish County; Della Montgomery-Riggins, citizen; Don Alexander, Multi-Culture Council; and Goldie Holmes; Donauon Cruzey|
Paul Guppy, Washington Policy Center
|Removing Robbery 2 from the list of most serious offenses||Kline, Fairley, Thibaudeau||Public hearing. Passed in Judiciary in substitute form, held in Rules.||Darrel Grothaus; Julius Debro, UW; Russell Leonard, WACDL, WDA.|
|Removing Robbery 2 and Assault 2||Kline Hochstatter.||Introduced in Criminal Justice and Corrections. No hearing.||No testimony.|
|Reduce sentence to a minimum of 25 years for persistent offender - can be increased by judge||Kagi, Lambert, Keiser and O'Brien||No hearing||No testimony.|
|Made robbery of a bank by note (no gun) a Robbery 1||O'Brien, Ballasiotes, Schoesler, Kessler, Kirby, Santos, Benson, Edwards, Kenney, Chase, Lovick, Wood, Casada||Signed by governor.|
|Removing robbery 2 from the "three strikes" list.||Koster, Constantine, Cairnes, Hurst, Hatfield, Lovick, Barlean, Dickerson, Lantz, Quall, Veloria, Wood, Kagi and Thomas|