Mandates a minimum 10 year prison term for certain felonies, or attempted felonies in which the offender possesses a firearm or destructive device. Increases to 15 years the minimum prison term when the offender possesses a semiautomatic firearm and its high-capacity detachable box magazine or a machine gun.
Fire a Gun
Mandates a minimum 20 year prison term when the firearm is discharged.
Use a Gun to Hurt Someone
Mandates a minimum 25 years to LIFE if someone is injured or killed. The 25 year term is a minimum mandatory. Nothing precludes the Judge from giving more time, but if for example the conviction is for Second Degree Murder (Firearm), the minimum sentence becomes 25 years day for day mandatory instead of 20.5 years at 85 percent.
Possession by a Convicted Felon
Mandates a minimum 3 year prison term for possession of a firearm by a felon. The crime itself is a second degree felony punishable by fifteen years, but now also includes a mandatory day for day term.
Requires Consecutive Prison Terms
Mandates that the minimum prison term is to be served consecutively to any other term of imprisonment imposed.
Applies to Many Crimes
Category of such offenses to include murder, sexual battery, robbery, burglary, arson, aggravated assault or aggravated battery, kidnapping, escape, aircraft piracy, aggravated child abuse, aggravated abuse of an elderly person or disabled adult, unlawful throwing, placing, or discharging of a destructive device or bomb, car jacking, home-invasion, robbery, aggravated stalking, trafficking in illegal drugs, capital importation of illegal drugs.
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