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HB 535: Aged Prison Inmates

GENERAL BILL by Edwards ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J.

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

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  • 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    5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 535, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/25/2017 at 10:19 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 606 Aged Prison Inmates Clemens Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Criminal Justice

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    921.002 The Criminal Punishment Code. Page 13 (pdf)
    945.6034 Minimum health care standards. Page 3 (pdf)
    947.141 Violations of conditional release, control release, or conditional medical release or addiction-recovery supervision. Page 15 (pdf)
    947.148 Page 4 (pdf)
    947.149 Conditional medical release. Page 19 (pdf)

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