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CS/SB 1716: Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pizzo ; Bracy

Sentencing; Revising the required sentencing structure for prison releasee reoffenders upon proof from a state attorney which establishes that a defendant is a prison releasee reoffender; deleting a provision that prohibits a prison releasee reoffender from eligibility for any form of early release and that requires a prison releasee reoffender to serve 100 percent of the court-imposed sentence; applying the revised sentencing structure to certain persons under certain circumstances; providing resentencing requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 168
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 168
1/30/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/04/20, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/4/2020 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
2/5/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/6/2020 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 251
2/10/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice