Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

GPS and domestic violence. Provides that a sentencing court shall require a person: (1) convicted of a crime of domestic violence; and (2) placed on probation or parole; to wear a GPS tracking device for at least the first six months of the person's probation or parole. Specifies that a person required to wear a GPS tracking device shall pay the costs associated with the GPS tracking device. Grants a court the discretion to not require GPS tracking as a condition of probation or parole if: (1) due to indigency, the probationer or parolee is unable to pay the costs GPS and domestic violence. Provides that a sentencing court shall require a person: (1) convicted of a crime of domestic violence; and (2) placed on probation or parole; to wear a GPS tracking device for at least the first six months of the person's probation or parole. Specifies that a person required to wear a GPS tracking device shall pay the costs associated with the GPS tracking device. Grants a court the discretion to not require GPS tracking as a condition of probation or parole if: (1) due to indigency, the probationer or parolee is unable to pay the costs of GPS tracking; and (2) funding for GPS tracking is not otherwise available. ... View more