HB 372/LM/CI (BR 1496) - J. Tilley
AN ACT relating to probation and parole.
Amend KRS 439.340 relating to eligibility for parole to provide for a nonviolent Class D felon to be eligible for parole after serving 15% of sentence or 2 months of the original sentence whichever is longer; amend KRS 439.344 to specify that time spent on parole counts as time spent in prison with exceptions; amend KRS 439.354 to specify that a prisoner shall be released from parole when the person would be eligible for discharge from prison if the prisoner had remained incarcerated.
HB 372 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM/CI - Amend to prohibit parole credit being granted to a person who has been convicted of a violent offense under KRS 439.3401 or a person who is required to register as a sexual offender, and provide that provisions of this Act shall control applicable provisions contained in 2008 Ky. Acts ch. 127.
SCA (1, R. Stivers II) - Amend KRS 532.050 to permit any defendant who is in custody upon conviction of a felony offense, whether eligible or ineligible for probation or conditional discharge, to request to be sentenced prior to the completion of the presentence investigation report.
Feb 10-introduced in House
Feb 11-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 13-posted in committee
Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2009
Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 3-received in Senate
Mar 5-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 9-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S); reported favorably, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 13, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1) ; House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 88-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 20-signed by Governor (Act ch. 57)