Winston’s Law – One Step Closer to Passage

Winston’s Law, sponsored by Senate Clyde Chambliss in the Senate and by Rep. Paul Beckman in the House, received unanimous favorable consent today in the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee. ┬áSB23 increases the penalties for Aggravated Child Abuse for a child under six years of age from a Class B felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison to a Class A felony punishable by 10-99 years, or life, in prison.

This bill is expected to be on the Senate Special Order Calendar next Tuesday.

 

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