Bill Status of HB2991 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CD CORR-REDUCED SENTENCE
Rep. Justin Slaughter
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that if a person has been convicted of an offense whose penalty was reduced after conviction but before sentencing the court shall impose the sentence for the offense under the reduced penalty. Provides that if a person serving sentence for an offense whose penalty was reduced after sentencing, the court shall conduct a new sentencing hearing and impose a reduced sentence as provided in the statute that reduced the penalty for the offense. Provides that if the person is serving a sentence that has not expired but would have expired because of the reduced penalty, the person's sentence shall be reduced to time served and the person shall be discharged from a facility in which he or she is serving a sentence of imprisonment or if serving parole, mandatory supervised release, probation, conditional discharge, or other conditions of release, the person shall be discharged from parole, mandatory supervised release, probation, conditional discharge, or other conditions of release.