Senator Shamp delivered a strong victory to child protection!

This week, State Senator Janae Shamp touted the signing of her bill, SB 1232, which will “classify sexual conduct with a minor as a class 1 felony punishable by natural life imprisonment if the minor is 12 years old or younger and suffers serious physical injury” – according to the overview by the Arizona House of Representatives.

Governor Katie Hobbs signed the bill into law on June 21.

“I’m incredibly grateful for this new law to crack down on these evil crimes. It’s heartbreaking such a law was even needed in the first place,” said Senator Shamp. “If a criminal sexually abuses a child so badly that it causes them serious physical injury, they should NEVER experience the free world again. I strongly believe this, which is why I worked to ensure these offenders face life in prison.”

Legislative District 29 is very proud to have Senator Shamp working hard for all Arizona citizens.

Shamp’s Bill Protecting Children From Sexual Predators Signed Into Law

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