Daily Legislative Report for Tue., Feb. 9, 2021

Re-sentencing young offenders / Criminalizing coercive control

The JOLT's Daily Legislative Report (Feb. 9, 2021) – Re-sentencing / Coercive Control
Troy Kirby for The JOLT

The Daily Legislative Report, covering the 2021 Washington State Legislature for Tue., Feb. 9, 2021.

The House Public Safety Committee heard testimony on two bills:

  • House Bill 1344, which would give possibly early release to those incarcerated for long sentences if they committed the crime prior to age 25.
  • House Bill 1449, which would create the crime of coercive control. 

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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