Status Summary

Introduced, reintroduced, and retained during the 2017 legislative session. In 2018, passed on third reading in the Senate on 2/9; yeas 46, nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 2. First reading in the House on 2/13. The bill was heard and exec’d in the House Committee on Public Safety on 2/22. Heard in Appropriations on 2/24. Exec. action taken on 2/26; majority passed with amendment(s) by Public Safety and Referred to Rules. No further action as of 3/8. The bill is dead. (updated 3/8)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

Died

Sponsor

Sen. Darneiille

The bill, as passed by the Senate, expands eligibility for participation in a family sentencing alternative program to include offenders who are convicted of nonviolent offenses, offenders who are assessed at a low or moderate risk to reoffend, and offenders who are subject to a deportation detainer.

5307 also expands the types of parental relationships that qualify for participation in a family sentencing alternative program to include informal parenting relationships.