Posted January 19, 2010

Session Law and Bill Citations for Significant State Sentencing and Corrections Legislation in 2009

 

State

Sentencing Policy and Options

Community Supervision

Facility Administration and Programming

Release and Transition

Alabama

Ala. Acts, Act 742 (SB 97).

Ala. Acts, Act 330 (HB 732), Act 460 (SB 413), Act 646 (HB 155), and Act 735 (HB 914).

 

Ala. Acts, Act 332 (HB 757).

Alaska (N/A)

 

 

 

 

Arizona

Ariz. Sess. Laws, Chap.82 (HB 2315).

Ariz. Sess. Laws, Chap. 6 (HB 2010c).

 

 

Arkansas

Ark. Acts, Act 766 (SB 942).

Ark. Acts, Act 633 (HB 1853) and Act 1491 (SB 995).

Ark. Acts, Act 788 (HB 1894).

Ark. Acts, Act 615 (HB 1030) and Act 788 (HB 1894).

California

Cal. Stats., Chap. 68 (SB 18c).

Cal. Stats., Chap. 68 (SB 18c), Chap. 372 (AB 750), and Chap. 608 (SB 678).

Cal. Stats., Chap. 16 (SB 14c).

 

Cal. Stats., Chap. 68 (SB 18c) and Chap. 276 (AB 1166).

Colorado

Colo., Sess. Laws, Chap. 338 (SB 286).

Colo., Sess. Laws, Chap. 299 (HB 1022).

 

Colo., Sess. Laws, Chap. 117 (HB 1264).

Colo., Sess. Laws, Chap. 105 (HB 1263), Chap. 329 (SB 135), Chap. 359 (HB 1351), and 403 (SB 6).

Connecticut

 

 

Conn. Acts, P.A. 39 (HB 6685).

 

Delaware

Del. Laws, Chap. 133 (HB 113).

 

 

Del. Laws, Chap. 199 (SB 164).

Florida

Fla. Laws, Chap. 6 (SB 12-A), Chap. 63 (SB 1722) and Chap. 64 (SB 1726).

Fla. Laws, Chap. 63 (SB 1722) and Chap. 64 (SB 1726).

 

 

Georgia

 

Ga. Laws, p. 11 (SB 24) and p. 139 (HB 306).

 

 

Ga. Laws, p. 21 (SB 193).

 

Hawaii

 

Hawaii Sess. Laws. Act. 4 (HB 358).

 

Hawaii Sess. Laws. Act. 24 (SB 539).

Idaho

Idaho Sess. Laws, Chap. 124 (HB 106).

 

 

 

Illinois

Ill. Laws, P.A. 86 (HB 2281), P.A. 117 (SB 1320), and P.A 761 (SB 1289).

Ill. Laws, P.A 761 (SB 1289).

 

Ill. Laws, P.A. 68 (SB 1404), P.A. 284 (HB 2574), and P.A. 761 (SB 1289).

Ill. Laws, P.A. 495 (SB 3717) and P.A. 593 (HB 2472).

 

Indiana

 

 

Ind. Acts, P.L. 128 (SB 223).

Ind. Acts, P.L. 104 (SB 244).

Iowa

 

Iowa Acts. Chap. 178 (SF 475).

 

 

Kansas (N/A)

 

 

 

 

Kentucky

Ky. Acts, Chap. 57 (HB 372) and Chap. 96 (SB 4) and Chap. 97 (SJR 12).

Ky. Acts, Chap. 96 (SB 4).

Ky. Acts, Chap. 96 (SB 4).

Ky. Acts, Chap. 57 (HB 372).

Louisiana

La. Acts, 215 (HB 574) and 1590 (HB 225).

La. Acts, 168 (HB 707) and 182 (HB 244).

La. Acts, 185 (HB 462).

La. Acts, 17 (HB 161), 151 (HB 50), 266 (HB 62), and 553 (HB 630).

Maine

Me. Laws, Chap. 268 (LD 1200).

Me. Laws, Acts, Chap. 92 (LD 481), Chap. 99 (LD 511), and Chap. 391 (LD 1224).

 

Me. Laws, Acts, Chap. 391 (LD 1224).

Maryland

Md. Laws, Chap. 655 (HB 66) and Chap. 720 (HB 1347).

 

Md. Laws, Chap. 102 (SB 817).

Md. Laws, Chap. 215 (SB 186), Chap. 583 (SB 654) / Chap. 584 (HB 638), Chap. 625 (SB 908) / Chap. 626 (HB 637), Chap. 686 (HB 635), and Chap. 729 (HB 1447).

Massachusetts (N/A)

 

 

 

 

Michigan (N/A)

 

 

 

 

Minnesota

Minn. Laws, Chap. 83 (SR 802).

Minn. Laws, Chap. 59 (HB 1301) and Chap. 83 (SR 802).

Minn. Laws, Chap. 83 (SR 802).

Minn. Laws, Chap. 83 (RB 802).

Mississippi

 

Miss. Laws, Chap. 374 (HB 674) and Chap. 503 (SB 2880).

 

Miss. Laws, Chap. 316 (SB 2039).

Missouri

 

 

Mo. SB 44 (2009).

 

Montana

Mont. Laws, Chap. 473 (SB 476).

Mont. Laws, Chap. 228 (HB 177) and Chap. 479 (HB 130).

Mont. Laws, Chap. 312 (SB 84).

 

Nebraska

Neb. Laws, L.R. 171 (2009).

 

 

Neb. Laws, L.B. 274 (2009).

Nevada

Nev. Stats., Chap. 156 (AB 239) and Chap. 313 (AB 497).

Nev. Stats., Chap. 44 (AB 187), Chap. 113 (AB 47), and Chap. 447 (AB 259).

Nev. Stats., Chap. 313 (AB 497) and Chap. 486 (AB 385).

Nev. Stats., Chap. 148 (AB 117) and Chap. 447 (AB 259).

New Hampshire

N.H. Laws, Chap. 183 (HB 295).

N.H. Laws, Chap. 144 (HB 2) and Chap. 222 (SB 178).

N.H. Laws, Chap. 153 (HB 214).

N.H. Laws, Chap. 144 (HB 2) and Chap. 222 (SB 178).

New Jersey

N.J. Laws, Chap. 81 (SB 1880).

 

 

 

New Mexico (N/A)

 

 

 

 

New York

N.Y. Laws, Chap. 56 (AB 156).

N.Y. Laws, Chap. 56 (AB 156).

N.Y. Laws, Chap. 56 (AB 156).

N.Y. Laws, Chap. 56 (AB 156).

North Carolina

N.C. Sess. Laws, Chap. 412 (SB 1078), Chap. 555 (SB 489), and Chap. 556 (SB 488).

N.C. Sess. Laws, Chap. 275 (SB 1089), Chap. 349 (SB 1076), Chap. 411 (SB 513), Chap. 415 (SB 713), Chap. 516 (HB 1269), and Chap. 547 (SB 726).

N.C. Sess. Laws, Chap. 270 (HB 1438).

 

 

North Dakota

N.D. Sess. Laws, Chap. 504 (SB 2029).

N.D. Sess. Laws, Chap. 469 (HB 1306).

N.D. Sess. Laws, Chap. 118 (SB 2116) and Chap. 634 (SB 2030).

 

Ohio (N/A)

 

 

 

 

Oklahoma

Okla. Sess. Laws, Chap. 290 (SB 1075) and Chap. 306 (HB 1707).

Okla. Sess. Laws, Chap. 275 (SB 613).

Okla. Sess. Laws, Chap. 229 (HB 1698) and Chap. 264 (HB 2047).

Okla. Sess. Laws, Chap. 278 (SB 796).

Oregon

Or. Laws, Chap. 16 (HB 2323) and Chap. 660 (HB 3508).

Or. Laws, Chap. 660 (HB 3508).

 

 

Or. Laws, Chap. 139 (HB 2490), Chap. 414 (SB 275), Chap. 623 (HB 2623), and Chap. 660 (HB 3508).

Pennsylvania

 

PA. Laws, Act 33 (SB 112).

PA. Laws, Act 33 (SB 112).

 

Rhode Island

R.I. Pub. Laws, Chap. 345 (HB 5007) / Chap. 246 (SB 39

R.I. Pub. Laws, Chap. 153 (SB 430).

 

R.I. Pub. Laws, Chap. 124 (HB 5936).

South Carolina

S.C. Acts, Act 120 (SB 432).

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

S.D. Sess. Laws, Chap. 129 (HB 1271).

 

Tennessee

Tenn. Pub. Acts, Chap. 452 (SB 104).

Tenn. Pub. Acts, Chap. 203 (SB 946).

Tenn. Pub. Acts, Chap. 452 (SB 104).

 

Texas

Tex. Gen. Laws, Chap 840 (SB 1940) and Chap. 854 (SB 2340).

 Tex. Gen. Laws, Chap. 1103 (HB 4833)

 

Tex. Gen. Laws, Chap. 643 (HB 1711), Chap. 854 (SB 2340), Chap. 944 (HB 3226), Chap. 1251 (HB 93), and Chap. 1288 (HB 2161).

Utah

Utah Laws, Chap. 76 (HB 317) and Chap. 146 (SB 170).

Utah Laws, Chap 337 (SB 202).

Utah Laws, Chap. 258 (HB 100).

Utah Laws, Chap. 258 (HB 100).

Vermont

 

 

Vt. Acts, Act 43 (HB 445) and Act 396 (SB 2).

Vt. Acts, Act 396 (SB 2).

Virginia

 

Va. Acts, Chap. 205 (HB 2275), Chap. 240 (HB 2309), Chap. 281 (SB 1304), Chap. 294 (SB 1462) and Chap. 781 (HB 1600).

 

Va. Acts, Chap. 781 (HB 1600).

Washington

Wash. Laws, Chap. 389 (HB 1791) and Chap. 431 (SB 6167).

Wash. Laws, Chap. 375 (SB 5288) and Chap. 227 (HB 1361).

Wash. Laws, Chap. 447 (HB 2078).

 

Wash. Laws. Chap. 375 (SB 5288), Chap. 441 (HB 2194), Chap. 455 (SB 5525), and Chap. 564 (HB 1244).

West Virginia

 

W.Va. Acts, Chap. 54 (SB 760), Chap. 79 (HB 2684), and Chap. 167 (HB 3305).

 

W.Va. Acts, Chap. 44 (HB 2419).

Wisconsin

 

Wis. Laws, Act 28 (AB 75).

Wis. Laws, Act 28 (AB 75).

Wis. Laws, Act 28 (AB 75).

Wyoming

 

Wyo. Sess. Laws, Chap. 145 (SB 107).

 

 

 (N/A) = Not Applicable - 2009 enacted legislation is not applicable to this report.

Links to most legislation in this report can accessed via state legislative websites at http://www.ncsl.org/AboutUs/NCSLServices/StateLegislativeWebsitesDirectory/tabid/17173/Default.aspx

This report on legislation enacted January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009, related to state sentencing and corrections laws.  Policy information is based on NCSL's Criminal Justice Program enactment research, powered by Statenet.

See Significant State Sentencing and Corrections Legislation in 2009 for corresponding bill summaries.

For further information on this topic, contact Alison Lawrence, (303) 364-7700 or cj-info@ncsl.org