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CS/SB 290: Criminal Justice

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Rouson

Criminal Justice; Requiring that a court sentence a defendant who is convicted of a primary offense of possession of a controlled substance committed on or after a specified date to a nonstate prison sanction under certain circumstances; creating the Sentencing Commission within the Supreme Court; requiring the Office of the State Courts Administrator to act as staff for the commission; authorizing a nonstate prison sanction under a prison diversion program for certain offenders who commit a nonviolent felony of the second degree on or after a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2017 Senate • Filed
1/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 56
2/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/21/17, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/21/2017 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 149
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/24/2017 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 149
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 56
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 141
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary