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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Piluso, Sanchez
Regular Sponsors: Representative Keny-Guyer, Lininger, Power, Sollman, Witt
Bill Title: Relating to public safety; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Modifies eligibility for Family Sentencing Alternative Pilot Program.
Authorizes Department of Corrections to increase reduction in term of imprisonment if inmate meets certain criteria related to participation in family program.] Authorizes court to consider program eligibility as mitigating factor justifying downward departure probation sentence. Increases maximum period of short-term transitional leave for certain Department of Corrections inmates. Reduces, for crimes of theft in the first degree and identity theft, presumptive sentences and eliminates mandatory sentences for certain property crimes] when defendant has prior property crime convictions. Increases number of prior property crime convictions required for presumptive sentence for theft in the first degree and identity theft to apply. Eliminates certain crimes that can be used as prior convictions.] Authorizes supervisory authority to require person convicted of certain property crimes and sentenced to probation to receive high level of supervision. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Corrections and Department of Human Services for purpose of funding and expanding Family Sentencing Alternative Pilot Program. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Criminal Justice Commission for deposit in Justice Reinvestment Account and to Department of Justice for deposit in Oregon Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Fund. Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to study impact of Act on prison population, recidivism rates and public safety. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
Current Subcommittee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means SubCommittee On Public Safety
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