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Bill creating harsher penalties for gang activity gets Alabama House committee approval

BY: - April 18, 2023

The House Judiciary Committee Wednesday approved a bill calling for harsher penalties for gang activity. HB 191, sponsored by Rep. Allen Treadaway, R-Morris, enhances penalties for a crimes that could benefit a gang. The bill creates mandatory consecutive penalties for those who use a firearm for gang-related activity.  It would also require 16-year-olds accused of […]