MS HB387 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Passed on March 26 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-26 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Provide That Incarceration Shall Not Automatically Follow The Nonpayment Of A Fine, Restitution, Or Court Costs; To Provide That The Aggregate Total Of The Period Of Incarceration Imposed Pursuant To This Section And The Term Of The Sentence Originally Imposed May Not Exceed The Maximum Term Of Imprisonment Authorized For The Offense; To Amend Sections 99-19-20, 99-37-7 And 47-1-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity To The Preceding Sections; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That An Otherwise Ineligible Inmate For Parole Shall Be Eligible For Parole If An Inmate Has Not Been Convicted Of Committing A Crime Of Violence, Drug Trafficking Or As A Habitual Offender And He Or She Has Served At Least 25% Of His Or Her Sentence; To Require The Joint Legislative Committee On Performance Evaluation And Expenditure Review To Conduct A One-time Census Of Jail Populations Throughout The State; To Create The Mississippi Sentencing Disparity Task Force; To Appoint The Members To The Task Force; To Amend Sections 47-7-27 And 47-7-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Number Of Prior Revocations Rather Than The Number Of Alleged Technical Violations Shall Be Considered For Purposes Of Revocation Sentencing; To Amend Section 99-19-81, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Sentencing Of Certain Offenders As Habitual Offenders; And For Related Purposes.

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Re-entry council; implement certain recommendations thereof.


Roll Calls

2018-03-14 - House - House Concurred in Amend From Senate (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-07 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-31 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-26 Approved by Governor
2018-03-19SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2018-03-16HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2018-03-14HouseConcurred in Amend From Senate
2018-03-09SenateReturned For Concurrence
2018-03-08SenateMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2018-03-07SenateMotion to Reconsider Entered
2018-03-07SenatePassed As Amended
2018-02-27SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2018-02-16SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A
2018-02-02HouseTransmitted To Senate
2018-01-31HousePassed As Amended
2018-01-31HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2018-01-05HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2018-01-05HouseReferred To Judiciary B

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