Jail inmates; no parole for those convicted of multiple misdemeanors & sentenced more than 12 month. (HB934)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) with support from co-patron Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


No parole for jail inmates convicted of multiple misdemeanors. Eliminates parole for a jail inmate whose misdemeanor offenses are committed on or after July 1, 2008. Currently, jail inmates sentenced to serve more than 12 months in jail for a combination of misdemeanor offenses are eligible for parole. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080319432
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/04/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB934)
02/08/2008Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB934E
02/11/2008Printed as engrossed 080319432-E
02/12/2008Motion to refer to Appropriations committee rejected
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House (77-Y 20-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (77-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/19/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB934E)
02/22/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (11-Y 3-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2008Rereferred to Finance
02/26/2008Reported from Finance (12-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2008Read third time
02/28/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/28/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/28/2008Passed by for the day
02/28/2008Recondsideration of passed by for the day agreed to (39-Y 1-N)
02/28/2008Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/28/2008Rereferred to Courts of Justice
03/03/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/04/2008Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2008Placed on Calendar
03/05/2008Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 3-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (95-Y 3-N)
03/07/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB934ER)
03/07/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB934ER)
04/11/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 846 (effective 7/1/08)