MS SB2158 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-24 - Referred To Corrections;Judiciary, Division B
Pending: Senate Corrections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Amend Section 47-7-35, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Establish Mandatory And Discretionary Conditions For Offenders On Probation, Parole, Post-release Supervision And Other Forms Of Supervised Release; To Provide That The Terms And Conditions Of An Offender's Supervised Release Must Be Based On The Offender's Risk And Needs Assessment; To Amend Section 47-7-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding For Offenders On Parole; To Amend Section 47-7-27, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Parole Board May Only Revoke Parole For Violations Of Certain Conditions Of Supervision; To Amend Section 47-7-34, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Reduce The Maximum Term Of Post-release Supervision From Five To Two Years; To Clarify That Such Term Shall Include Any Period Of Supervised And Unsupervised Post-release Supervision; To Amend Section 47-7-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Reduce The Maximum Term Of Supervised Probation From Five To Two Years; To Provide That A Court May Only Revoke Probation For Violations Of Certain Conditions Of Supervision; To Amend Section 47-7-38, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Mississippi Department Of Corrections To First Impose Graduated Sanctions Before Requesting The Modification Or Revocation Of An Offender's Supervised Release; To Repeal Section 47-7-37.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides Specific Reasons For The Revocation Of Probation; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

MDOC supervised release; prohibit incarceration for minor violations of and reduce maximum term for certain forms of.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-24SenateReferred To Corrections;Judiciary, Division B

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