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Introduced Version Senate Bill 247 History

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WEST virginia Legislature

2018 regular session

Introduced

Senate Bill 247

By Senators Azinger and Cline

[Introduced January 11, 2018; Referred
to the Committee on the Judiciary]

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §61-2-7a, relating to making it a felony to attempt to kill another person; and establishing a penalty.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


ARTICLE 2. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON.


§61-2-7a. Attempt to kill; penalty.

Notwithstanding any provision in this code to the contrary, with the exception of §61-2-7 of this code, if any person commits any act with intent to kill another person, he or she is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be confined in a state correctional facility not less than three nor more than fifteen years.


 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to make it a felony to attempt to kill another person. The bill establishes a penalty.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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