PRINTER'S NO. 888
No. 764 Session of 1983
INTRODUCED BY ANDREZESKI AND PECORA, MAY 26, 1983
REFERRED TO JUDICIARY, MAY 26, 1983
AN ACT 1 Amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the 2 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for a 3 sentence of total confinement. 4 The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 5 hereby enacts as follows: 6 Section 1. Section 9756 of Title 42 of the Pennsylvania 7 Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a subsection to read: 8 § 9756. Sentence of total confinement. 9 * * * 10 (e) Parole in cases of life imprisonment.--If the court 11 imposes a life sentence for murder in the first degree without 12 conditions for parole, a person who has been sentenced to life 13 imprisonment for murder in the first degree shall, 14 notwithstanding any other provision of law, be ineligible for 15 parole consideration until he has served a minimum of 25 years 16 of the life sentence. Notwithstanding any other provision of 17 law, the person may only be paroled after serving a minimum of 18 25 years with the approval of the Governor.
1 Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days. D21L42WMB/19830S0764B0888 - 2 -