House Bill 479

Last Action to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to criminal sentencing credits.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Bill Request Number 1524
Sponsor T. Kerr
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 532.050 to require the inclusion of a preliminary calculation of sentencing credit awarded for prior confinement to be included in a presentence report; amend KRS 532.120 to transfer the responsibility for awarded sentence credit for prior confinement from a sentencing court to the Department of Corrections, except where the credit would entitle the defendant to immediate discharge upon pronouncement of sentence; amend KRS 197.045 to divide the allowable types of sentencing credits into mandatory and discretionary categories; amend KRS 439.3401 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Sentencing credits, award of
Courts, Circuit - Sentencing credits, award of
Criminal Procedure - Sentencing credits, award of
Probation and Parole - Sentencing credits, award of
Corrections Impact - Sentencing credits, award of


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