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TNHB0002EnrollAs introduced, enacts the "JaJuan Latham Act," which increases the penalty for an aggravated assault or homicide that occurs by a person discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle and the victim is a minor at the time of the offense. - Amends ...
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2019-05-16
Transmitted to Governor for his action.
TNSB0985PassAs enacted, adds to sentencing considerations available community-based alternatives to confinement and the benefits that imposing such alternatives may provide to the community should be considered when the offense is nonviolent and the defendant is...
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2019-05-13
Pub. Ch. 309
TNHB1449PassAs enacted, adds to sentencing considerations available community-based alternatives to confinement and the benefits that imposing such alternatives may provide to the community should be considered when the offense is nonviolent and the defendant is...
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2019-05-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 309
TNSB0010IntroAs introduced, enacts the "JaJuan Latham Act," which increases the penalty for an aggravated assault or homicide that occurs by a person discharging a firearm from within a motor vehicle and the victim is a minor at the time of the offense. - Amends ...
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2019-05-01
Companion House Bill substituted
TNSB0453IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a person sentenced to life imprisonment for the offense of first degree murder between November 1, 1989, and July 1, 1995, is eligible for parole after service of a minimum of 25 calendar years and those similarly senten...
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2019-05-01
Re-refer to Senate Judiciary Comm.
TNHB0394EngrossAs introduced, clarifies that a person sentenced to life imprisonment for the offense of first degree murder between November 1, 1989, and July 1, 1995, is eligible for parole after service of a minimum of 25 calendar years and those similarly senten...
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2019-04-30
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNSB0842IntroAs 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; prohi...
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2019-04-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1128IntroAs introduced, revises the release eligibility for persons sentenced to life imprisonment for first degree murder; requires the department of correction to notify inmates previously sentenced to life imprisonment of eligibility for earlier release up...
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2019-02-13
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNHB0876IntroAs 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; prohi...
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2019-02-11
Assigned to s/c Constitutional Protections & Sentencing Subcommittee
TNSB1181IntroAs introduced, revises the release eligibility for persons sentenced to life imprisonment for first degree murder; requires the department of correction to notify inmates previously sentenced to life imprisonment of eligibility for earlier release up...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0310IntroAs 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 25 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 37; Ti...
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2019-02-05
Assigned to s/c Criminal Justice Subcommittee
TNSB0069IntroAs 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 25 years; applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2019. - Amends TCA Title 37; Ti...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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