HB 2224 Parole Board; creates Parole Qualifications Committee to receive and review applications.
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Summary as introduced:
Parole Board; appointment; terms. Creates the Parole Qualifications Committee to receive and review applications for vacancies on the Parole Board. The bill requires the Committee to provide a nonbinding recommendation list of three eligible candidates to the Governor and requires that eligible candidates, other than a crime victim who may be appointed by the Governor pursuant to current law, for the Parole Board have (i) a law degree or a degree from an accredited university or college with a major in criminology, corrections, or a related social science and (ii) at least five years of experience in corrections, criminal justice, or criminal law. The bill establishes five-year terms for members of the Parole Board; current law does not establish terms but provides that members serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103675D  pdf

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103675D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/17/17  House: Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety