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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.

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

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2017 House • Filed
1/11/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 41
2/8/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/15/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/15/2017 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 271
2/16/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/20/2017 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 268
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 41
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 259
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee