2004 Regular Session
To: Judiciary, Division B
By: Senator(s) Tollison
AN ACT TO IMPOSE AN ENHANCEMENT OF PENALTY FOR USE OF FIREARM DURING COMMISSION OF A FELONY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Except to the extent that a greater minimum sentence is otherwise provided by any other provision of law, any person who uses or displays a firearm during the commission of any felony shall, in addition to the punishment provided for such felony, be sentenced to an additional term of imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections of five (5) years, which sentence shall not be reduced or suspended.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2004.