HB598 (2021) Detail

Relative to the portion of a minimum sentence to be served to be eligible for parole.


HB 598  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0582

04/10

 

HOUSE BILL 598

 

AN ACT relative to the portion of a minimum sentence to be served to be eligible for parole.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Harriott-Gathright, Hills. 36; Rep. Abbas, Rock. 8; Rep. Klee, Hills. 30; Rep. R. Newman, Hills. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that an incarcerated person shall be eligible for parole upon the completion of 50 percent of the person's minimum sentence.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0582

04/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to the portion of a minimum sentence to be served to be eligible for parole.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Sentences and Limitations; Eligibility for Parole.  Amend RSA 651:2 by inserting after paragraph VIII the following new paragraph:

IX.  Any person sentenced under this chapter may apply for parole upon the completion of 50 percent of such person's minimum sentence, unless otherwise prohibited by law.  

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

Links

HB598 at GenCourtMobile
HB598 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 3, 2021 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB598 Revision: 31948 Date: Jan. 13, 2021, 4:08 p.m.

Docket


March 3, 2021: Public Hearing: 03/03/2021 09:45 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: 45ps://www.zoom.us/j/96477061090 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 2 P. 56