CS/SB 1716: Sentencing
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pizzo ; Bracy
Sentencing; Revising the required sentencing structure for prison releasee reoffenders upon proof from a state attorney which establishes that a defendant is a prison releasee reoffender; deleting a provision that prohibits a prison releasee reoffender from eligibility for any form of early release and that requires a prison releasee reoffender to serve 100 percent of the court-imposed sentence; applying the revised sentencing structure to certain persons under certain circumstances; providing resentencing requirements, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 168
• Introduced -SJ 168
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/04/20, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
• CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 251
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
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