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SB 1194: Criminal Justice


Criminal Justice; Requiring a defendant who is sentenced for a primary offense of possession of a controlled substance committed on or after a specified date to be sentenced to a nonstate prison sanction under certain circumstances unless the court makes specified written findings; authorizing a defendant to move the sentencing court to depart from a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment or a mandatory fine if the offense is committed on or after a specified date; revising a principle of the Criminal Punishment Code relating to a prisoner’s required minimum term of imprisonment; revising the incentive gain-time that the Department of Corrections may grant a prisoner for offenses committed on or after a specified date; providing that persons convicted of a noncapital offense and sentenced for a term of life qualify for conditional release, subject to certain terms and conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/7/2017 Senate • Filed
    12/18/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 88
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 88
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 1194, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/7/2017 at 4:14 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 659 Criminal Justice Alexander Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    S 304 Conditional Release Program Rouson Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Criminal Justice

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    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 3 (pdf)
    775.084 Violent career criminals; habitual felony offenders and habitual violent felony offenders; three-time violent felony offenders; definitions; procedure; enhanced penalties or mandatory minimum prison terms. Page 11 (pdf)
    921.002 The Criminal Punishment Code. Page 4 (pdf)
    944.275 Gain-time. Page 5 (pdf)
    944.70 Conditions for release from incarceration. Page 12 (pdf)
    947.13 Powers and duties of commission. Page 13 (pdf)
    947.1405 Conditional release program. Page 8 (pdf)
    947.141 Violations of conditional release, control release, or conditional medical release or addiction-recovery supervision. Page 13 (pdf)

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