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April 23, 2014

Kelley's Law signed by the Governor

After sponsoring the legislation for the past four years, Senator Clay Scofield says he is elated that the bill has passed.  The bill’s main intent is helping address domestic violence issues and calls for mandatory life sentences in murder cases where the victim had a protection order in place. The law is named after Kelley Rutledge Johnston, an Arab native who was killed in Huntsville in July 2000.

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