OH HB386 | 2009-2010 | 128th General Assembly

Status

Status: Introduced on December 3 2009 - 25% progress, died in committee
Action: 2009-12-03 - To Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

To amend sections 109.42, 307.93, 309.18, 926.99, 1333.99, 1707.99, 1716.99, 2743.191, 2909.03, 2909.05, 2909.11, 2913.02, 2913.03, 2913.04, 2913.11, 2913.21, 2913.31, 2913.32, 2913.34, 2913.40, 2913.401, 2913.42, 2913.421, 2913.43, 2913.45, 2913.46, 2913.47, 2913.48, 2913.49, 2913.51, 2913.61, 2915.05, 2917.21, 2917.31, 2917.32, 2919.21, 2921.13, 2921.34, 2921.41, 2923.31, 2925.01, 2925.03, 2925.05, 2925.11, 2929.01, 2929.13, 2929.14, 2929.20, 2929.26, 2929.34, 2930.16, 2930.17, 2950.99, 2951.041, 2967.05, 2967.14, 2967.193, 2967.28, 2981.07, 4507.51, 5120.07, 5120.10, 5120.111, 5120.59, 5120.60, 5120.66, 5149.01, 5149.10, 5149.33, and 5149.34 and to enact sections 307.932, 2967.19, 5120.035, and 5120.113 of the Revised Code to increase from $500 to $1,000 the threshold amount for determining increased penalties for theft-related offenses and for certain elements of "vandalism" and "engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity"; to increase by 50% the other threshold amounts for determining increased penalties for those offenses; to provide that if "nonsupport of dependents" is based on an abandonment of or failure to support a child or a person to whom a court order requires support and is a felony the sentencing court generally must first consider placing the offender on one or more community control sanctions; to eliminate the difference in criminal penalties for crack cocaine and powder cocaine; to revise some of the penalties for trafficking in marihuana or hashish and for possession of marihuana, cocaine, or hashish; to revise procedures for notification of victims when violent offenders escape from the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction; to remove the authority of the victim-related member of the Parole Board to approve the hiring of employees of the Office of Victims' Services; to modify the number of Parole Board members required to conduct a full Board hearing; to limit a member of the Parole Board who is not the Chairperson or a victim representative to two six-year terms; to revise the eligibility criteria for, and procedures governing, intervention in lieu of conviction; to revise the eligibility criteria for judicial release; to remove from the offense of "escape" certain conduct by a person under supervised release by the Department and specify the method of sanctioning a person under Department supervision who engages in that type of conduct; to revise the procedure for prisoners in state correctional institutions to earn days of credit for productive participation in specified prison programs and the number of days of credit that may be earned; to require GPS monitoring of a prisoner placed on post-release control who was released early from prison due to earning 60 or more days of credit; to enact a new mechanism for the possible release with sentencing court approval of Department inmates who have served at least 85% of their prison term; to expand the membership of a county's local corrections planning board; to make changes regarding halfway houses and community residential centers and authorize reentry centers; to provide for the placement in a skilled nursing facility of an inmate who is in imminent danger of death, medically incapacitated, or terminally ill for care; to provide for the establishment and operation of community alternative sentencing centers for misdemeanants sentenced directly to the centers under a community residential sanction or an OVI term of confinement not exceeding 30 days; to change the membership of the Ex-offender Reentry Coalition by reducing the number and functions of members from the Governor's office and adding the Director of Veterans Services; to remove judges from the membership of a corrections commission and instead have them form an advisory board; to require the Department to develop a reentry plan for each inmate committed to the Department who was not sentenced to a term of life without parole or a sentence of death and who is expected to be imprisoned for more than 30 days; to revise the procedures governing the Department's issuance of an inmate identification card upon an inmate's release and the use of such a card to obtain a state identification card; to authorize, instead of require, the Department to discontinue subsidy payment to a political subdivision that reduces local funding for corrections by the amount of a community-based corrections subsidy or that uses a subsidy for capital improvements; and to require the Department, together with the Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, to develop an implementation plan related to funding through the federal Second Chance Act related to community reentry of offenders.

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Title

To increase from $500 to $1,000 the threshold amount for determining increased penalties for theft-related offenses and for certain elements of "vandalism" and "engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity"; to increase by 50% the other threshold amounts for determining increased penalties for those offenses; to provide that if "nonsupport of dependents" is based on an abandonment of or failure to support a child or a person to whom a court order requires support and is a felony the sentencing court generally must first consider placing the offender on one or more community control sanctions; to eliminate the difference in criminal penalties for crack cocaine and powder cocaine; to revise some of the penalties for trafficking in marihuana or hashish and for possession of marihuana, cocaine, or hashish; to revise procedures for notification of victims when violent offenders escape from the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction; to remove the authority of the victim-related member of the Parole Board to approve the hiring of employees of the Office of Victims' Services; to modify the number of Parole Board members required to conduct a full Board hearing; to limit a member of the Parole Board who is not the Chairperson or a victim representative to two six-year terms; to revise the eligibility criteria for, and procedures governing, intervention in lieu of conviction; to revise the eligibility criteria for judicial release; to remove from the offense of "escape" certain conduct by a person under supervised release by the Department and specify the method of sanctioning a person under Department supervision who engages in that type of conduct; to revise the procedure for prisoners in state correctional institutions to earn days of credit for productive participation in specified prison programs and the number of days of credit that may be earned; to require GPS monitoring of a prisoner placed on post-release control who was released early from prison due to earning 60 or more days of credit; to enact a new mechanism for the possible release with sentencing court approval of Department inmates who have served at least 85% of their prison term; to expand the membership of a county's local corrections planning board; to make changes regarding halfway houses and community residential centers and authorize reentry centers; to provide for the placement in a skilled nursing facility of an inmate who is in imminent danger of death, medically incapacitated, or terminally ill for care; to provide for the establishment and operation of community alternative sentencing centers for misdemeanants sentenced directly to the centers under a community residential sanction or an OVI term of confinement not exceeding 30 days; to change the membership of the Ex-offender Reentry Coalition by reducing the number and functions of members from the Governor's office and adding the Director of Veterans Services; to remove judges from the membership of a corrections commission and instead have them form an advisory board; to require the Department to develop a reentry plan for each inmate committed to the Department who was not sentenced to a term of life without parole or a sentence of death and who is expected to be imprisoned for more than 30 days; to revise the procedures governing the Department's issuance of an inmate identification card upon an inmate's release and the use of such a card to obtain a state identification card; to authorize, instead of require, the Department to discontinue subsidy payment to a political subdivision that reduces local funding for corrections by the amount of a community-based corrections subsidy or that uses a subsidy for capital improvements; and to require the Department, together with the Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, to develop an implementation plan related to funding through the federal Second Chance Act related to community reentry of offenders.

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History

DateChamberAction
2009-12-03 To Judiciary
2009-12-03 Introduced to House

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