MS SB2067 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 3 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-03 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Meritorious Earned Time May Be Used To Reduce The Time Required To Be Served For Parole Eligibility; To Specify That Only Those Offenders Who Are Otherwise Eligible For Parole Consideration May Be Eligible For The Reduction In Time To Be Served; To Amend Section 47-7-3.2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides For The Minimum Percentage Of The Sentence That Must Be Served Before Offenders May Be Released From The Custody Of The Department Of Corrections, To Conform; To Amend Section 47-5-142, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Authorizes The Award Of Meritorious Earned-time Allowances, To Conform; And For Related Purposes.

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Meritorious earned-time credits; revise application of in relation to parole-eligibility date.



2020-03-03SenateDied In Committee
2020-01-16SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division B;Corrections

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