2007 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Prior Year Introduction As: SB 37/06
Sponsored By:
Senators Colburn, Brochin, Harris, Hogan, Jacobs, Mooney, Munson, Robey, and Stone
Corrections - First Degree Murder - Minimum Sentence


Requiring that a person convicted of first degree murder serve a specified minimum term before being eligible for parole consideration; prohibiting the deduction in advance from a term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate has been convicted of murder in the first degree until the inmate has served a specified term; and providing for the application of the Act.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Jim Brochin, District 42
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Parole and Probation
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Correctional Services
( 3-704 , 4-305 , 7-301 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered