Parole Board; powers and duties. (HB435)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria) with support from co-patron Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine)

Progress

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

Description

Parole Board; powers and duties. Provides that (i) no person shall be released on parole unless the decision to grant parole is made unanimously by the Board; (ii) the frequency for review by the Board of an inmate eligible for parole is changed from at least annually to every three years after the initial review of the case; and (iii) as a part of the investigation before the Board decides to grant or deny parole, the Board shall, if applicable, review in its entirety the transcript from the trial that resulted in the conviction or convictions for which the inmate is currently serving a term of imprisonment. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Public Safety Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102809D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Public Safety

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