MS HB653 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That An Offender Who Has Committed A Crime Of Violence On Or After July 1, 1995, But Before July 1, 2014, May Be Paroled By The Parole Board If The Sentencing Judge Authorizes The Offender To Be Eligible For Parole Consideration After The Offender Has Served A Certain Number Of Years Of His Or Her Sentence; To Amend Section 47-5-138, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity To The Preceding Section; And For Related Purposes.

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Violent offenders, certain; may be paroled by Parole Board if sentencing judge authorizes parole consideration.



2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Corrections;Judiciary B

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
475138Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4773Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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