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Summary:
This bill legalizes the possession for personal use of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older. The bill authorizes the licensing of marijuana wholesale, retail, cultivation, and...
Subject:
Policing, Small Businesses, Sentencing, Taxation - Production
Year:
2014
Source:
Arizona Legislature
Summary:
This bill establishes the Gun Buyback Program in the Department of Justice, which consists of voluntary local buyback programs administered by police or sheriff departments and is funded up to 50 percent by...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This bill prevents non-citizen legal residents from being deported on account of misdemeanor convictions. This bill reduces the maximum misdemeanor jail sentence from 365 days to 364 days. Under federal...
Subject:
Courts, Sentencing, Immigrants and Immigration
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires the governing boards of post-secondary institutions in the state to adopt policies concerning campus sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The governing boards...
Subject:
Violent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits the use of solitary confinement as punishment for a minor or ward in any juvenile facility or other secure state or local facility unless the minor or ward poses an immediate and...
Subject:
Juvenile Justice
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This act makes it a crime for a person 18 years of age or older, to post, add to a post, or otherwise distribute through the use of social media any photograph, video, or other image containing the intimate...
Subject:
Nonviolent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
Colorado Legislature
Summary:
This bill allows a person sentenced to 10 or more years for a crime committed while the person was under the age of 18 to petition for parole on a time schedule provided in the bill. This bill requires an...
Subject:
Courts, Incarceration, Juvenile Justice, Sentencing
Year:
2014
Source:
Connecticut Legislature
Summary:
This act requires institutions of higher learning to update policies and training regarding cases of sexual assault and stalking and mandates reporting requirements. The act requires institutions of higher...
Subject:
Access to Services, Women, Higher Education, Reports and Disclosure, Violent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
Connecticut Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal or credit history until a conditional offer of employment has been made to the applicant. This bill prohibits an employer from...
Subject:
Employment, Hiring Practices, Prisoner Re-entry
Year:
2014
Source:
Delaware Legislature
Summary:
This bill limits the length of solitary confinement stays and the number of prisoners subject to solitary confinement as a disciplinary tool. This bill limits the amount of time that a person may be ordered...
Subject:
Incarceration, Juvenile Justice
Year:
2014
Source:
Delaware Legislature