Parole Board; person eligible for parole, deferred release. (HB2388)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Parole board; parole review; required release. Requires the Parole Board to release any person eligible for parole whose time served, including earned sentence credits and good conduct credits, has exceeds the midpoint of the most recent discretionary sentencing guidelines the same or similar offense unless the Board feels there is a substantial risk that such person will not conform to the conditions of parole and issues a reasoned decision explaining the basis for such decision. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/23/2015Presented and ordered printed 15102647D
01/23/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/28/2015Assigned MPPS sub: #3
02/02/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety


Danielle Marie Shoemaker writes:

What happen to this bill??? I can't find no other meetings after 2/2/2015

Waldo Jaquith writes:

The February 2nd action—"Subcommittee recommends laying on the table"—is legislative-speak for killing the bill. It's almost like the terminology is created just to confuse people.