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2012 Senate Bill 1214: Authorize Attorney General challenge of parole board decisions
  1. 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.
    • 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.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on September 13, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. 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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