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HB 535: Aged Prison Inmates


Aged Prison Inmates; Requires DOC to consider needs of inmates older than 50 years of age & adopt health care standards for that population; provides for supervised conditional elderly release program; provides criteria for program eligibility; authorizes arrest of inmate who has been released under supervised conditional elderly release program; defines "elderly & infirm inmate"; permits inmates 65 and over to serve less than 85% of their sentences if they receive certain forms of release & requires them to serve a lower minimum percentage of their sentences; expands eligibility for conditional medical release to include elderly & infirm inmates.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 70
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 70
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee