Geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners; conditional release. (HB5053)

Introduced By

Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Conditional release of geriatric, terminally ill, or permanently physically disabled prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a Class 1 felony, who is terminally ill or permanently physically disabled is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release. The bill also provides that any person serving such sentence (i) who is 65 years of age or older and has served at least five years of the sentence imposed or (ii) who is 60 years of age or older and has served at least 10 years of the sentenced imposed is eligible for consideration by the Parole Board for conditional release without the need to petition the Parole Board. Read the Bill »

Status

08/17/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200517D
08/17/2020Committee
08/17/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
08/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5053)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB5018.

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