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SB 482: Criminal Sentencing

GENERAL BILL by Bracy ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes ; Pizzo

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; increasing the minimum number of sentence points for a state prison sanction; revising the calculation of the lowest permissible sentence, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/10/2021 Senate - Now in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2021 Senate • Filed
1/15/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations -SJ 69
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 69
3/4/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/09/21, 11:45 am, 412 Knott Building
3/9/2021 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 238
3/10/2021 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice