Bill Status of HB4273 101st General Assembly
Short Description: CD CORR-MEDICAL RELEASE
Rep. Will Guzzardi and Kambium Buckner
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Prisoner Review Board may grant a person committed to the Department of Corrections early release for medical incapacity or terminal illness. Establishes the procedures for applying for that release and the considerations the Prisoner Review Board must make in determining whether to grant the release. Provides that a committed person granted medical release shall be released on mandatory supervised release for a period of 5 years subject to the Code provisions concerning mandatory supervised release, which shall operate to discharge any remaining term of years imposed upon him or her; however, the person shall not serve a period of mandatory supervised release greater than the aggregate of the discharged underlying sentence and the mandatory supervised release period. Provides that a grant of medical release shall be an act of executive and legislative grace and shall be at the sole discretion of the Prisoner Review Board.