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HB24-1445

Probation & Parole Reporting & Fee Conditions

Concerning measures related to supervision conditions.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill requires the state court administrator to annually report on probation and parole supervision fees assessed in the previous year and the department of corrections to annually report on parole supervision fees assessed in the previous year during its their respective "SMART Act" hearing hearings .

Unless inconsistent with another probation condition, the bill requires the court to allow an adult or juvenile on probation to meet with the probation officer through a telephone call or audio-visual communication technology. Furthermore, when scheduling probation meetings, the probation officer is required to schedule, in good faith, a mutually agreeable time for the meeting that does not conflict with the adult's or juvenile's essential obligations.

Unless inconsistent with another parole condition, the bill requires the parole board division of adult parole to allow an adult or juvenile on parole to report to the parole officer through a telephone call or audio-visual communication technology. Furthermore, when scheduling parole meetings, a parole officer is required to schedule, in good faith, a mutually agreeable time for the meeting that does not conflict with the adult's or juvenile's essential obligations.

The bill eliminates non-payment of probation or parole fees as a grounds for the revocation of probation or parole. The bill prohibits a court from requiring a defendant to pay probation supervision fees in more than one case when the defendant is granted probation in multiple cases.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details