Bill Status of SB2333 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CD CORR-RELEASE
Sen. Celina Villanueva - Robert Peters - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Adriane Johnson, Laura Ellman, Emil Jones, III, Kimberly A. Lightford, Mattie Hunter, Mike Simmons, Cristina Castro, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas and Melinda Bush
| 1/10/2023||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that notwithstanding to the contrary, any provision of the Code, the Post-Conviction Hearing Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, or the Habeas Corpus Article or the relief from judgment provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, a person serving a term of imprisonment, including a term of natural life, in a Department of Corrections institution or facility is eligible for earned discretionary reentry if he or she has served a term of imprisonment of at least 20 years. Provides that petitions for earned discretionary reentry shall be administered by the Prisoner Review Board. Establishes procedures for the hearing. Removes provision that no person serving a term of natural life imprisonment may be paroled or released except through executive clemency. Provides that if any incarcerated person is released on earned discretionary reentry, his or her sentence shall be considered complete after the term of mandatory supervised release. Applies retroactively. Contains a severability provision.