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2015 Regular Session



Inmates - Life Imprisonment - Parole Reform

Sponsored by:

Senator McFadden


In the Senate - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing specified provisions that provide that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled only with the Governor's approval, subject to specified provisions; requiring specified parole decisions to be transmitted to the Governor under specified circumstances; authorizing the Governor to disapprove specified parole decisions in a specified manner; and providing that if the Governor does not disapprove a specified parole decision in a specified manner within a specified time period, the decision becomes effective.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators McFadden, Gladden, Kelley, and Muse
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0303
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Governor
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(4-305, 7-301)

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.