Bill Texts: TN SB0842 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Bill Title: As introduced, establishes parole eligibility after 30 years for persons who committed crimes as juveniles and who were sentenced to greater than 30 years; authorizes parole eligibility after 20 years for such persons if certain conditions met; prohibits sentencing persons to life without parole for crimes committed when a juvenile. - Amends TCA Title 37, Chapter 1, Part 1; Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 2 and Title 40, Chapter 35.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-17 - Placed on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 4/23/2019 [SB0842 Detail]

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Bill Drafts

Draft (#1)2019-02-05PDFLinkView (#1)


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Supplemental Documents

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