SB 2840 by *Gresham

Sentencing - As introduced, increases from 85 percent to 100 percent the percentage of the sentence imposed that a person convicted of certain specified offenses must serve before being eligible for release. - Amends TCA Title 40, Chapter 35, Part 5.
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  • Actions For SB2840Date
    P2C, ref. to S. Jud Comm.01/26/2012
    Intro., P1C.01/25/2012
    Filed for intro.01/24/2012
    Actions For HB3367Date
    Taken Off Notice For Cal. in s/c Judiciary Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee 03/28/2012
    Placed on s/c cal Judiciary Subcommittee for 3/28/201203/21/2012
    Action Def. in s/c Judiciary Subcommittee to 3/28/201203/21/2012
    Placed on s/c cal Judiciary Subcommittee for 3/21/201203/14/2012
    Action Def. in s/c Judiciary Subcommittee to 3/21/201203/14/2012
    Placed on s/c cal Judiciary Subcommittee for 3/14/201203/07/2012
    Action Def. in s/c Judiciary Subcommittee to 3/14/201203/07/2012
    Placed on s/c cal Judiciary Subcommittee for 3/7/201202/29/2012
    Assigned to s/c Judiciary Subcommittee02/01/2012
    P2C, ref. to Judiciary Committee01/30/2012
    Intro., P1C.01/26/2012
    Filed for intro.01/25/2012
  • No amendments for SB2840.
    No amendments for HB3367.

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  • Fiscal Summary

    Increase State Expenditures - $18,536,500/Incarceration*


    Bill Summary

    Under present law, for any person who commits one of the offenses described below, there is no release eligibility and the person must serve 100 percent of the sentence imposed for such offense, less sentence reduction credits earned and retained, except that no sentence reduction credits may operate to reduce the sentence imposed by the court by more than 15 percent. This provision applies to an offense of: murder in the first or second degree; aggravated or especially aggravated kidnapping; especially aggravated robbery; rape; aggravated rape; rape of a child; aggravated rape of a child; sexual exploitation of a minor involving more than 100 images; aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor involving more than 25 images; especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor; aggravated sexual battery; aggravated arson; or aggravated child abuse.

    This bill specifies that for a person committing an offense described above on or after July 1, 2012, there would be no release eligibility, and the person must serve 100 percent of the sentence imposed by the court and will not be eligible for any sentence reduction credits.

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  • House Floor and Committee Votes

    Votes for Bill HB3367 by the House are not available.

    Senate Floor and Committee Votes

    Votes for Bill SB2840 by the Senate are not available.