HB133 (2013) Detail

Relative to the authority of the superintendent of a county correctional facility to release a prisoner.


HB 133 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0276

04/01

HOUSE BILL 133

AN ACT relative to the authority of the superintendent of a county correctional facility to release a prisoner.

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Belanger, Hills 27; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr 11

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

ANALYSIS

This bill allows a superintendent to release any person sentenced to imprisonment in a county department of corrections facility for such purposes as the superintendent may deem conducive to his or her rehabilitation.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0276

04/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT relative to the authority of the superintendent of a county correctional facility to release a prisoner.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Employment of Offenders; Work Release. Amend RSA 30-B:20 to read as follows:

30-B:20 [Work] Release.

I. A sentencing court may order that any person sentenced to imprisonment in a county department of corrections facility may be released therefrom by the superintendent with the approval of the sentencing court at the time of sentence, or at any time during the term of sentence based on the rules and regulations of the county correctional facility for such purposes as the superintendent may deem conducive to his or her rehabilitation. Such release shall be for such terms or intervals of time and under such terms and conditions as may be permitted by the facility's rules and regulations or as the court may order. Any part of a day spent in the free community under such a release order shall be counted as a full day toward the serving of the sentence unless otherwise provided by the sentencing court.

II. The superintendent may, at any time during the term of sentence, release any person sentenced to imprisonment in a county department of corrections facility for such purposes as the superintendent may deem conducive to his or her rehabilitation based on the rules and regulations of the correctional facility.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB133 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB133 Revision: 23672 Date: Jan. 15, 2013, midnight

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