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Senate Bill 501; Regular Session 2019-2020


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An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, providing for commission, for composition of commission and for powers and duties of commission, for adoption of guidelines for sentencing, for adoption of guidelines for county intermediate punishment, for adoption of guidelines for State intermediate punishment and for adoption of risk assessment instrument; in judgments and other liens, further providing for personal earnings exempt from process; in sentencing, further providing for sentences for offenses against infant persons, for sentencing generally, for collection of restitution, reparation, fees, costs, fines and penalties, for payments of court costs, restitution and fines, for order of probation, for sentence of partial confinement, for sentence of total confinement, for sentence of county intermediate punishment, for information required upon commitment and subsequent disposition, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation, for modification or revocation of county intermediate punishment sentence and for revocation of State intermediate punishment sentence; in county intermediate punishment, further providing for county intermediate punishment programs and for continued eligibility; in motivational boot camp, further providing for definitions, for selection of inmate participants and for motivational boot camp program; in State intermediate punishment, further providing for scope of chapter, for definitions, for referral to State intermediate punishment program, for drug offender treatment program and for reports; in recidivism risk reduction incentive, further providing for definitions, for sentencing, for evaluation and for reports; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for confidentially of victim information; in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for definitions, for general powers of board, for probation services, for parole power, providing for short sentence parole and for reentry supervision, further providing for violation of terms of parole, for parole procedure and for victim statements, testimony and participation in hearing and providing for parolee homicide review; in county probation officers' firearm education and training, further providing for County Probation Officers' Firearm Education and Training Commission and for commission membership; making conforming amendments; and making a related repeal.
PN 0483
Referred to JUDICIARY, March 25, 2019
PN 0692
Reported as amended, May 1, 2019
First consideration, May 1, 2019
Second consideration, May 8, 2019
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, May 8, 2019
Re-reported as committed, June 3, 2019
Third consideration and final passage, June 5, 2019 (48-0)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 522-523), June 5, 2019
In the House
Referred to JUDICIARY, June 6, 2019
PN 1423
Reported as amended, Dec. 9, 2019
First consideration, Dec. 9, 2019
Laid on the table, Dec. 9, 2019
Removed from table, Dec. 10, 2019
PN 1434
Second consideration, with amendments, Dec. 16, 2019
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Dec. 16, 2019
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2007-2011), Dec. 16, 2019
Re-reported as committed, Dec. 17, 2019
Third consideration and final passage, Dec. 17, 2019 (167-29)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2041-2042), Dec. 17, 2019
In the Senate
Re-reported on concurrence, as committed, Dec. 18, 2019
Motion to table bill, Dec. 18, 2019 (21-28)
Senate concurred in House amendments, Dec. 18, 2019 (38-11)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1158-1162), Dec. 18, 2019
Signed in Senate, Dec. 18, 2019
Signed in House, Dec. 18, 2019
Presented to the Governor, Dec. 18, 2019
Approved by the Governor, Dec. 18, 2019
Act No. 115 of 2019, Dec. 18, 2019
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