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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: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • 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
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 482, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/6/2021 at 2:52 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/8/2021 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/10/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1615 Sentencing Calculations Under the Criminal Punishment Code Hardy Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    S 1904 Sentencing Calculations Under the Criminal Punishment Code Bracy Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/9/2021 11:45 AM Judiciary 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    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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