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Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Protect Florida’s Families

Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced he has signed Senate Bill 102, which creates the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act relating to leaving the scene of an accident.

 

This bill includes increasing the punishment for leaving the scene of a crash resulting in serious injury to a person, imposing a mandatory minimum term for imprisonment of four years for a driver convicted of leaving the scene of a crash resulting in the death of a person, increasing the mandatory minimum term of imprisonment from two to four years for a driver convicted of leaving the scene of a crash resulting in the death of a person while driving under the influence, and imposing a minimum driver license revocation period of at least three years.

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