HB 1215 -  Revising Penalties for Nonviolent Offenses

by Caruso
Provides for civil citations for possession of small amounts of cannabis & cannabis paraphernalia offenses; provides for community service in lieu of fines; limits number of civil citations that person may receive; provides person who contests violation waives specified civil penalty & may receive larger penalty; revises principle of Criminal Punishment Code relating to prisoner's required minimum term of imprisonment & incentive gain-time that DOC may grant.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 02/28/2021 - 7:38 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/28/2021 - 7:38 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/28/2021 - 7:38 PM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 02/28/2021 - 7:38 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/23/2021 - 8:32 AM Member: Caruso Committee: Version: __