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SB-481 Prisons: parole.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/17/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 481


Introduced by Senator Durazo

February 17, 2021


An act relating to parole.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 481, as introduced, Durazo. Prisons: parole.
Existing law punishes specified criminal offenses with an indeterminate life sentence in which the offender is sentenced to imprisonment for life, but with eligibility for parole after a specified term and with the approval of the Board of Parole Hearings, as specified.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to provide for the early parole of inmates, including those serving indeterminate life sentences.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to provide for the early parole of inmates serving indeterminate sentences.