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HB20-1274:Increase Sentence Served Before Parole Eligibility

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB20-1274
Year: 2020
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: M. Soper

Description:

The bill increases the general standard for parole eligibility from
50% to 75% of the sentence served for a class 2, class 3, class 4, class 5,
or class 6 felony, or a level 1, level 2, level 3, or level 4 drug felony, or
any unclassified felony.
The bill increases the standard for parole eligibility from 75% to
80% of the sentence served for any person convicted and sentenced for
specific convictions and sentences.
The bill increases the standard for parole eligibility from 75% to
85% of the sentence served for specific convictions and sentences.
The bill extends the right of a victim to be informed of the final
disposition of a case to include information, if applicable, regarding the
sentence imposed upon the person and information regarding whether the
person may be eligible for parole prior to serving the full sentence.


Current Status:

House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (02/20/2020)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (02/03/2020)



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