MS SB2123 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Vetoed on July 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-07-08 - Vetoed
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act Entitled The "mississippi Correctional Safety And Rehabilitation Act Of 2020"; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Conditions For Parole Eligibility And To Provide Limitations On Inmate Eligibility To Petition The Sentencing Court For Parole Eligibility If The Inmate Is Serving A Sentence For A Crime Of Violence Or Nonviolence; To Reenact And Amend Section 47-7-3.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For Inmate Case Planning And To Prescribe Dates For The Mississippi Department Of Corrections To Complete Case Plans For Parole-eligible Inmates To Ensure That The Plan Is Achievable; To Reenact And Amend Section 47-7-3.2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide A Minimum Time Offenders Convicted Of A Crime Of Violence Must Serve Before Release And A Minimum Percentage Of Other Sentences Other Offenders Must Serve Before Release; To Amend Section 47-7-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require An Affirmative Vote Of At Least Three Members Of The Mississippi Parole Board To Grant Parole To An Inmate Convicted Of A Crime Of Violence After June 30 1995; To Amend Section 47-7-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require An Affirmative Vote Of At Least Four Members Of The Mississippi Parole Board To Grant Parole To A Sex Offender; To Amend Section 47-7-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity; To Amend Section 47-7-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Victim Or Designated Family Member Shall Be Provided An Opportunity To Be Heard By The Parole Board Prior To A Parole Decision; To Amend Section 47-7-18, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Certain Parole Hearings For Sex Offenders; And For Related Purposes.

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"Mississippi Correctional Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2020"; enact.


Roll Calls

2020-06-30 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 25 N: 17 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-06-30 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 80 N: 25 NV: 15 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-06-11 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 80 N: 25 NV: 15 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-12 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 32 N: 20 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-07-08 Vetoed
2020-07-02HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2020-07-02SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2020-07-01SenateMotion to Reconsider W/Drawn
2020-07-01SenateMotion to Reconsider Entered
2020-06-30SenateConference Report Adopted
2020-06-30HouseConference Report Adopted
2020-06-29HouseConference Report Filed
2020-06-29SenateConference Report Filed
2020-06-19HouseConferees Named Bain,Horan,Roberson
2020-06-17SenateConferees Named Wiggins,Sparks,Barnett
2020-06-16SenateDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2020-06-12HouseReturned For Concurrence
2020-06-12HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2020-06-11HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Hobgood-Wilkes, Bain, Sanford)
2020-06-11HousePassed As Amended
2020-06-03HouseTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2020-06-03HouseDR - TSDPAA: CN To JB
2020-06-02HouseDR - TSDPAA: JB To CN
2020-03-25HouseReferred To Judiciary B;Corrections
2020-03-16SenateTransmitted To House
2020-03-12SenatePassed As Amended
2020-03-12SenateCommittee Substitute Adopted
2020-02-25SenateTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2020-02-25SenateDR - TSDPCS: JB To CR
2020-01-23SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division B;Corrections

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