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PA Bill Number: SR293

Title: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of school safety in this Commonwealth and report its findings to ...

Description: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of school safety in this Commonwealth and report its findings to ...

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Last Action Date: Jun 22, 2018

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Proposed Pennsylvania Gun Legislation SB1071

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This legislation affects the way crimes with firearms are handled in court including sentencing. Sponsor: Sen. Greenleaf

Legislation Overview

Title: In judicial boards and commissions, further providing for powers and duties, for adoption of guidelines for sentencing, for adoption of guidelines for county intermediate punishment, for adoption of guidelines for State intermediate punishment and for adoption of risk assessment instrument; in sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally, for order of probation, for sentence of partial confinement, for sentence of total confinement, for sentence of county intermediate punishment, for information required upon commitment and subsequent disposition, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation, for modification or revocation of county intermediate punishment sentence and for revocation of State intermediate punishment sentence; in county intermediate punishment, further providing for county intermediate punishment programs and for continued eligibility; in motivational boot camp, further providing for definitions, for selection of inmate participants and for motivational boot camp program; in State intermediate punishment, further providing scope of chapter, for definitions, for referral to State intermediate punishment program, for drug offender treatment program and for reports; in recidivism risk reduction incentive, further providing for definitions, for evaluation and for reports; in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for definitions, for advisory committee, for general powers of board, for probation services, for parole power, providing for short sentence parole, further providing for violation of terms of parole and for parole procedure; and making conforming amendments.

Subject:

Description: An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, further providing for powers and duties, for adoption of guidelines for sentencing, for adoption of guidelines for county intermediate punishment, for adoption of guidelines for State intermediate punishment and for adoption of risk assessment instrument; in sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally, for order of probation, for sentence of partial confinement, for sentence of total confinement, for sentence of county intermediate punishment, for information required upon commitment and subsequent disposition, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation, for modification or revocation of county intermediate punishment sentence and for revocation of State intermediate punishment sentence; in county intermediate punishment, further providing for county intermediate punishment programs and for continued eligibility; in motivational boot camp, further providing for definitions, for selection of inmate participants and for motivational boot camp program; in State intermediate punishment, further providing scope of chapter, for definitions, for referral to State intermediate punishment program, for drug offender treatment program and for reports; in recidivism risk reduction incentive, further providing for definitions, for evaluation and for reports; in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for definitions, for advisory committee, for general powers of board, for probation services, for parole power, providing for short sentence parole, further providing for violation of terms of parole and for parole procedure; and making conforming amendments.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: April 30, 2018

Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/bill_history.cfm?syear=2017&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=1071

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Stewart Greenleaf (R); Daylin Leach (D); Vincent Hughes (D); Judy Schwank (D); John Yudichak (D); Patrick Browne (R); Sharif Street (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 30, 2018 Referred to JUDICIARY
House Apr 25, 2018 In the House
Senate Apr 25, 2018 Third consideration and final passage (49-0)
Senate Apr 24, 2018 Amended on third consideration
Senate Apr 16, 2018 Re-reported as committed
Senate Mar 26, 2018 Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
Senate Mar 26, 2018 Second consideration
Senate Mar 19, 2018 First consideration
Senate Mar 19, 2018 Reported as amended
Senate Mar 12, 2018 Referred to JUDICIARY
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Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
04/25/2018 49 0 1 0 Yes This legislation deals with sentencing, probation and parole.
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04/17/2018 25 26 0 0 No
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04/16/2018 22 0 0 0 Yes This legislation deals with sentencing, probation and parole.
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03/19/2018 13 0 0 0 Yes This legislation deals with sentencing, probation and parole.
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