MS SB2132 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-08 - Referred To Judiciary, Division B
Pending: Senate Judiciary, Division B Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Establish The Juvenile Offender Parole And Rehabilitation Act; To Authorize The State Parole Board To Determine Whether A Juvenile Offender May Be Eligible For Parole And Rehabilitation; To Amend Section 47-7-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Age Of Adulthood; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Parole Eligibility For Juvenile Offenders; To Amend Section 47-7-3.2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exempt Juvenile Offenders From Time-served Parole Eligibility Requirements; To Create Section 47-7-3.3, To Create A Case Plan For Juvenile Offenders; To Amend Section 47-7-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Parole Board To Grant Parole To Juvenile Offenders; To Amend Section 47-7-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize An Affirmative Vote By The Parole Board To Grant Parole To Juvenile Offenders; To Amend Section 47-7-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exempt Decisions On Parole Eligibility Of Juvenile Offenders By Parole Board From Majority Vote; To Amend Section 47-7-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Parole Board To Order Psychiatric And Psychological Examinations When Necessary; To Amend Section 47-7-18, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prohibit The Release On Parole Of Juvenile Offenders Without A Hearing Before The Board; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

The Juvenile Offender Parole and Rehabilitation Act; enact.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-08SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division B

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