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CS/SB 1334: Sentences of Inmates

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Bogdanoff ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Joyner ; Dockery

Sentences of Inmates; Removes all references to imposing mandatory minimum sentences for defendants convicted of trafficking in controlled substances. Provides legislative intent to encourage the DOC, to the extent possible, to place inmates in the community to perform paid employment for community work. Directs the DOC to develop and administer a reentry program for nonviolent offenders which is intended to divert nonviolent offenders from long periods of incarceration. Authorizes the DOC to grant up to 10 days per month of incentive gain-time, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 99
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 99
3/23/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/28/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/28/2011 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 309
3/30/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 309
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 315
4/20/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/25/11, 9:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/25/2011 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 468
• Now in Budget -SJ 468
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/26/11, 9:45 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/29/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 614
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar