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January 18, 2013
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Lawmaker seeks guidance on Brianna's Law

Brianna's Law, written after the January 2008 kidnapping, rape and murder of college student Brianna Denison, is back up for discussion in the upcoming legislative session, and freshman Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, R-Gardnerville, is asking constituents what they'd like to see happen.

"As a member of the Judicial Committee, I will be asked to vote on this issue," he said. "I ran on a platform of voting in line with my constituents' wishes regardless of any special interest influence, or even my own feelings on an issue."

However, Wheeler said he is uncertain how his constituents feel about the law.

"The …

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