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CS/HB 1263: Criminal Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Amesty ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Chambliss ; Daniels ; Hart ; Lopez, V.

Criminal Sentencing; Provides no points will be assessed for violations of community sanctions that are resolved under alternative sanctioning program; provides for resolution of low-risk violations of probation through alternative sanctioning program; corrects provisions concerning limiting prison sentences for first time revocations for low-risk violations; provides for structured sentences when technical violations result in prison terms; provides time periods for hearing & release of probationer or offender concerning technical violations; provides that an alternative sanctioning program is default method for resolution of certain low-risk violations.

Effective Date: 10/1/2023
Last Action: 5/2/2023 House - Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2023 House • Filed
3/6/2023 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/17/2023 House • Added to Criminal Justice Subcommittee agenda
3/21/2023 House • Favorable with CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee
3/22/2023 House • Reported out of Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/23/2023 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
5/2/2023 House • Laid on Table