Suspension or modification of sentence; transfer to the Department of Corrections. (HB1806)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)

Progress

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

Description

Suspension or modification of sentence; transfer to the Department of Corrections. Provides that if a motion to suspend or otherwise modify a person's sentence is filed with the court that heard the case at any time before the person is transferred to the Department of Corrections (the Department), the court may enter an order to retain jurisdiction over the matter for up to 60 days in order to consider and rule on such motion. If the court enters such order, the transfer of the person to the Department shall not affect the jurisdiction of the court under the terms of the order. Upon entry of an order to retain jurisdiction, the clerk of the court shall forthwith forward an attested copy of the order to the Department. Read the Bill »

Status

01/20/2021: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/05/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101785D
01/05/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2021Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/15/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1806)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time and engrossed

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