CS/HB 157: Sentencing
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Burgess
Sentencing; Authorizes court to sentence certain offenders to county jail for up to 24 months if county has contract with DOC; prohibits offender from receiving gain-time or other credit that would result in offender serving less than 85% of sentence; provides contractual requirements; requires specific appropriations; provides for such appropriations; requires validation of per diem rates.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 41
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/15/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 271
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 268
• Introduced -HJ 41
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 259
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
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