SB 593
Modifies provisions relating to terms of probation
LR Number:
Last Action:
3/11/2021 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SB 593 - Under current law, a probation term shall not be less than 6 months or more than 2 years for a misdemeanor. This act modifies this term to be not more than 18 months for a misdemeanor or municipal ordinance violation.

Additionally, no client of a private probation service shall be required to submit to an alcohol or drug test unless the client is on probation for an offense that involved either alcohol or a controlled substance or unless ordered by the judge for good cause.

This act is identical to HB 2335 (2021).



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