TN HB0072 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-27 - Assigned to s/c Corrections Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, creates process by which the commissioner of correction may certify as eligible for parole certain chronically debilitated or incapacitated inmates; clarifies that medical conditions for which an inmate may be granted a furlough by the commissioner of correction must be chronically debilitating or incapacitating. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 28, Part 1; Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 5 and Section 41-21-227(i).

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 40, Chapter 28, Part 1; Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 5 and Section 41-21-227(i), relative to chronically ill inmates.



2021-01-27HouseAssigned to s/c Corrections Subcommittee
2021-01-13HouseRef. to State Government Committee
2021-01-13HouseP2C held on desk.
2021-01-12HouseIntro., P1C.
2021-01-05HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB0727 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-11 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee


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