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TNSB1373EnrollAs introduced, requires an offender to serve the entire sentence imposed without sentence reduction credits or release eligibility for any offense committed on or after July 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
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2021-05-17
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNHB1047EnrollAs introduced, requires that a person convicted of continuous sexual abuse of a child that was committed on or after July 1, 2021, be sentenced to community supervision for life. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 9; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; T...
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2021-05-14
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB0430EnrollAs introduced, requires that a person convicted of facilitation of rape of a child or aggravated rape of a child be sentenced to community supervision for life and to serve 100 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for release, wit...
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2021-05-13
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNHB0785PassAs introduced, enacts the "Reentry Success Act of 2021"; revises various provisions on parole, including creating a presumption that an eligible inmate must be released on parole upon reaching the inmate's parole eligibility date. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2021-05-12
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0717IntroAs introduced, requires that a person convicted of continuous sexual abuse of a child that was committed on or after July 1, 2021, be sentenced to community supervision for life. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 9; Title 37; Title 38; Title 39; T...
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2021-05-05
Companion House Bill substituted
TNHB1433IntroAs introduced, requires an offender to serve the entire sentence imposed without sentence reduction credits or release eligibility for any offense committed on or after July 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40 and Title 41.
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2021-05-05
Comp. SB subst.
TNSB0652IntroAs introduced, requires a person convicted of vehicular homicide that was the proximate result of the person's intoxication to serve 100 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for parole, with no more than 15 percent in sentence red...
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2021-05-04
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB0628IntroAs introduced, requires that a person convicted of facilitation of rape of a child or aggravated rape of a child be sentenced to community supervision for life and to serve 100 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for release, wit...
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2021-05-04
Companion House Bill substituted
TNHB0047PassAs enacted, enacts the "Good Samaritan Sentencing Enhancement Act," which provides that a defendant convicted of first degree murder is eligible for the death penalty if the victim was rendering assistance to a person in need at the time of their dea...
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2021-05-03
Pub. Ch. 215
TNSB0226PassAs enacted, enacts the "Good Samaritan Sentencing Enhancement Act," which provides that a defendant convicted of first degree murder is eligible for the death penalty if the victim was rendering assistance to a person in need at the time of their dea...
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2021-05-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 215
TNHB0606IntroAs introduced, requires a person convicted of vehicular homicide that was the proximate result of the person's intoxication to serve 100 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for parole, with no more than 15 percent in sentence red...
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2021-05-03
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNSB0768IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Reentry Success Act of 2021"; revises various provisions on parole, including creating a presumption that an eligible inmate must be released on parole upon reaching the inmate's parole eligibility date. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2021-04-28
Passed Senate, Ayes 30, Nays 0
TNSB0561EngrossAs 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 ...
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2021-04-26
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNHB0735IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of correction to award certain inmates up to eight months of public health emergency credits for time served during a state of emergency declared by the governor due to a public health emergency based on commu...
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2021-04-21
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB1565IntroAs introduced, defines "prior convictions" for multiple offenders as convictions within the past 10 years; defines "prior convictions" for persistent offenders as convictions within the past 15 years. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2021-04-21
To House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNSB1018IntroAs introduced, defines "prior convictions" for multiple offenders as convictions within the past 10 years; defines "prior convictions" for persistent offenders as convictions within the past 15 years. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapter 35.
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2021-04-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0339IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of correction to award certain inmates up to eight months of public health emergency credits for time served during a state of emergency declared by the governor due to a public health emergency based on commu...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0966IntroAs introduced, increases the maximum percentage of the sentence imposed by the court that can be reduced by sentence credits from 15 percent to 35 percent for certain offenses and makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapt...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1452IntroAs introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 30 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 37; Ti...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0895IntroAs 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 ...
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2021-03-31
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee
TNSB1488IntroAs 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 ...
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2021-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0325IntroAs introduced, creates a DUI monitoring indigency fund that is separate from the electronic monitoring indigency fund. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 55 and Title 69.
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2021-03-24
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB1025IntroAs introduced, reduces the time within which a sentencing hearing must be held from within 45 days after a finding of guilt to within 30 days after the finding of guilt. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 55.
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2021-03-22
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNHB1089IntroAs introduced, reduces the sentence a person who commits first degree murder as a minor is required to serve before becoming release eligible from 51 years to 30 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2021. - Amends TCA Title 37; Ti...
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2021-03-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB1605IntroAs introduced, authorizes attachment of records from a mental health provider to the presentence report that a court considers when imposing sentence in a criminal case. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2021-03-03
To House Delayed Bills Committee
TNHB1532IntroAs 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 ...
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2021-03-01
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNSB0887IntroAs introduced, creates a DUI monitoring indigency fund that is separate from the electronic monitoring indigency fund. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 55 and Title 69.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0908IntroAs introduced, reduces the time within which a sentencing hearing must be held from within 45 days after a finding of guilt to within 30 days after the finding of guilt. - Amends TCA Title 39; Title 40; Title 41 and Title 55.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1008IntroAs introduced, increases the maximum percentage of the sentence imposed by the court that can be reduced by sentence credits from 15 percent to 35 percent for certain offenses and makes other related changes. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40, Chapt...
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2021-02-22
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNSB1538IntroAs introduced, authorizes attachment of records from a mental health provider to the presentence report that a court considers when imposing sentence in a criminal case. - Amends TCA Title 39 and Title 40.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0218IntroAs introduced, requires that a person convicted of facilitation of rape of a child or aggravated rape of a child be sentenced to community supervision for life and to serve 100 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for release, wit...
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2021-02-08
Withdrawn.
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