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SB 424: Criminal Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Bracy ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes

Criminal Sentencing; Increasing the number of sentence points below which the court is required to impose a nonstate prison sanction under certain circumstances; providing that a sentencing judge’s decision regarding sentencing is guided by the computed recommended sentencing range, from the lowest permissible sentence to the highest recommended prison sentence; requiring a trial court judge to explain departures above the highest recommended prison sentence established by the Criminal Punishment Code and to specify his or her reasons for imposing the higher sentence, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 10/15/2019 Senate - Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/1/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations