Mandatory Minimum Penalties: Their Effects on Crime, Sentencing Disparities, and Justice System Expenditures

APPENDIX B: PRIVATE MEMBERS' BILLS FROM 1999-2001[19]

YEAR PENALTY OFFENCE BILL #
1999 2 years Second and subsequent convictions of breaking and entering a dwelling house C-219
2 years Second and subsequent convictions of breaking and entering a dwelling house C-475
5 years Sexual interference or invitation to sexual touching of children under the age of 14 C-504
10 years Using a firearm during the commission of an offence C-516
20 years Discharging a firearm during the commission of an offence C-516
25 years Discharging a firearm during the commission of an offence that results in the wounding, maiming or disfiguring of anyone not involved in the offence C-516
10 years Using a firearm during the commission of an offence C-484
20 years Discharging a firearm during the commission of an offence C-484
25 years Discharging a firearm during the commission of an offence and injuring anyone not involved in the offence C-484
Life Third conviction for a violent offence C-265
2000 4 years Second and subsequent convictions of theft of an automobile C-426
10 years Using a firearm during the commission of an offence C-441
20 years Discharging a firearm during the commission of an offence C-441
25 years Discharging a firearm during the commission of an offence that results in the wounding, maiming or disfiguring of anyone not involved in the offence C-441
2001[20] 2 years Sexual touching of a person under 14 years of age C-208
2 years Invitation to sexual touching of person under 14 years of age C-208
4 years Second and subsequent convictions of theft of motor vehicle C-250
1 year Trafficking in a controlled substance within 500 metres of a school C-255
2 years Second and subsequent convictions of breaking and entering a dwelling house C-290
Life Second conviction for a violent offence C-291

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