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House Bill (HB) 2571; criminal damage; economic costs
Sponsor: Representative Escamilla
Overview: HB 2571 addresses restitution and abatement in graffiti cases.
League Position: SUPPORT - The League supports the bill as it is a League Resolution.
Summary: HB 2571 allows for economic costs to be recovered in graffiti cases, with certain restrictions especially in regards to juveniles.
02/20/14: An amended HB 2571 passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on an 8-0 vote. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.
03/03/14: HB 2571 passed House Committee of the Whole with the amendment offered by Representative Farnsworth. The bill now proceeds to House Third Read.
03/05/14: HB 2571 passed House Third Read on a vote of 58 ayes and 0 nays. The bill now proceeds to the Senate.
03/19/14: An amended HB 2571 passed out of the Senate Public Safety Committee on a 5-3 vote. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.
04/17/14: HB 2571 passed out of the Senate Committee of the Whole with the amendment offered by the Public Safety Committee.
04/22/14: HB 2571 passed the Senate Third Read by a vote of 28-0, and the House Final Read 59-0.
04/23/14: HB 2571 was signed by the Governor.