Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2946

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Bill Text

History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Sentencing; revise earned time for certain nonviolent offenders.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

102/21/00(S)Referred To Judiciary
203/07/00(S)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Huggins

Code Sections: A 047-0005-0138, A 047-0007-0003

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 47-5-138, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS CONVICTED OF NONVIOLENT CRIMES SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE MANDATORY EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT SENTENCING PROVISIONS; TO DEFINE "CRIME OF VIOLENCE"; TO AMEND SECTION 47-7-3, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A NONVIOLENT CRIME MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:41.



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