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2012 Senate Bill 1214: Authorize Attorney General challenge of parole board decisions
Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on July 18, 2012 To authorize the state Attorney General (in addition to the crime victim and prosecutor) to challenge a state parole board decision, establish an “abuse of discretion” standard for such challenges, and require the parole board to retain a complete record of its proceedings for offenders convicted of certain very serious crimes.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 18, 2012
Reported in the Senate on September 12, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on September 12, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 12, 2012
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on September 13, 2012 (same description)
To authorize the state Attorney General (in addition to the crime victim and prosecutor) to challenge a state parole board decision, establish an “abuse of discretion” standard for such challenges, and require the parole board to retain a complete record of its proceedings for offenders convicted of certain very serious crimes.
Received in the House on September 13, 2012
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 13, 2012
Reported in the House on December 6, 2012 With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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