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Bill Detail: HB20-1274

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Title Increase Sentence Served Before Parole Eligibility
Status House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (02/20/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
House Sponsors M. Soper (R)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 02/03/2020
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.

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