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SB 424: Criminal Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Bracy ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes

Criminal Sentencing; Increasing the number of sentence points below which the court is required to impose a nonstate prison sanction under certain circumstances; providing that a sentencing judge’s decision regarding sentencing is guided by the computed recommended sentencing range, from the lowest permissible sentence to the highest recommended prison sentence; requiring a trial court judge to explain departures above the highest recommended prison sentence established by the Criminal Punishment Code and to specify his or her reasons for imposing the higher sentence, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/1/2019 Senate • Filed
    10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 33
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 33
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 424, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/1/2019 at 2:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 227 Criminal Sentencing Hogan Johnson Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    S 552 (c1) Sentencing Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

    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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