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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 834: Presentencing Consideration

GENERAL BILL by Bracy

Presentencing Consideration; Authorizing a defendant who is found guilty of committing a nonviolent offense to request a sentencing court to withhold sentencing until after making a certain determination; requiring the court to make certain written findings if the defendant makes such a motion, which must meet specified requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 94
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 94
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice