SB 171 Modifies provisions relating to private probation services
Sponsor: Crowell
LR Number: 0149S.02I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/27/2011 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S161
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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Current Bill Summary

SB 171 - This act allows circuit courts to use private probation services to supervise individuals who have committed a Class C or Class D felony at the discretion of the sentencing court. Currently, private entities can only be used to supervise individuals who are on probation for misdemeanor offenses.

This act is similar to SB 731 (2010).