Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Sentencing. Provides that a person who: (1) commits an offense; and (2) is sentenced; before July 1, 2014, may petition a court for a modified sentence consistent with the statutory penalties enacted on July 1, 2014, by HEA 1006-2014. Prohibits a person from seeking a modified sentence if: (1) the person is a credit restricted felon; (2) the person is a violent criminal; or (3) the person has already received a sentence modification. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments. Sentencing. Provides that a person who: (1) commits an offense; and (2) is sentenced; before July 1, 2014, may petition a court for a modified sentence consistent with the statutory penalties enacted on July 1, 2014, by HEA 1006-2014. Prohibits a person from seeking a modified sentence if: (1) the person is a credit restricted felon; (2) the person is a violent criminal; or (3) the person has already received a sentence modification. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments.