TN HB1532 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on February 24 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-11-04 - Sponsor change.
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


As introduced, reduces the portion of a person's sentence for first degree murder that must be served prior to becoming eligible for parole to 60 percent of 60 years if sentenced to imprisonment for life for an offense committed during certain dates or 100 percent of 60 years if sentenced to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2 and Section 40-35-501.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2 and Section 40-35-501, relative to parole eligibility for persons sentenced to imprisonment for life.



2021-11-04HouseSponsor change.
2021-03-15HouseSponsor(s) Added.
2021-03-01HouseAssigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
2021-03-01HouseP2C, ref. to Criminal Justice Committee
2021-02-24HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB0561 (Crossfiled) 2021-04-26 - Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.


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