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HB 1231: Criminal Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Hogan Johnson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fernandez-Barquin

Criminal Sentencing; Increases sentence points requiring nonstate sanction in certain circumstances; requires findings for sentences above maximum sentence recommended under Criminal Punishment Code; removes authority for judge to impose sentence up to statutory maximum for probation & community control violations; removes provision limiting appeals of sentences to circumstances when sentence is lower than lowest permissible sentence or other specified circumstances; increases minimum number of sentence points for state prison sanction; revises calculation of lowest permissible sentence in prison months.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/1/2019 House • Filed
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 124
    3/8/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 377
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 1231, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2019 at 3:48 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1516 Criminal Sentencing Bracy Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 1 (pdf)
    921.002 The Criminal Punishment Code. Page 2 (pdf)
    921.0024 Criminal Punishment Code; worksheet computations; scoresheets. Page 3 (pdf)

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