TN SB1488 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 11 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-30 - Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, directs TACIR to conduct a study comparing the length of sentences imposed on individuals currently incarcerated with current sentencing guidelines, and identify any disparities between sentences imposed for similar offenses; requires TACIR to submit a report to members of the general assembly by January 1, 2022. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41, relative to sentencing.



2021-03-30SenateAssigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-03-24SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/30/2021
2021-03-23SenateAction deferred in Senate Judiciary Committee to 3/30/2021
2021-03-17SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 3/23/2021
2021-02-22SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-11SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-02-11SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB0895 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-31 - Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee


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