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House Bill 1209


House Bill 1209

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB1209 (Updated January 29, 2008 8:07 pm - DI 84)


Review of sentences of certain habitual offenders. Allows a person: (1) convicted of certain felonies involving controlled substances; and (2) sentenced as a habitual offender; to petition the sentencing court to vacate any additional fixed term of imprisonment added to the person's sentence because the person was found to be a habitual offender. Requires the court to order the department of correction (department) to determine the person's new expected release date if the court vacates an additional fixed term of imprisonment added to the person's sentence. Requires the department to release the person if the department determines that the person's release date occurred before the date the court vacated the person's sentence. Prohibits a person from bringing an action against the state or an employee of the state if the department determines that the person's release date occurred before the date the court vacated the person's sentence.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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