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2015 House Bill 4138: Authorize "presumptive parole"
Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on February 4, 2015 To require that parole be granted to prisoners who have served their minimum time if the person has at least an “average probability” under a "validated risk assessment instrument" of not being a risk to public safety, and who meets other criteria specified in the bill and current statute, subject to a number of restrictions and exceptions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on February 4, 2015
Reported in the House on June 16, 2015 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 67 to 39 in the House on October 1, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To require that parole be granted to prisoners who have served their minimum time if the person has a “high probability” under a "validated risk assessment instrument" of not being a risk to public safety, and also meets other criteria specified in the bill and current law, subject to a number of restrictions and exceptions.
Received in the Senate on October 6, 2015
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on October 6, 2015

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