SB 0721 Nonviolent & Drug Offender Treatment Program
LR Number:S2369.02T Fiscal Note:2369-02
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:05/07/96 - Signed by Governor
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 721 - This act amends language in Section 217.364, RSMo, relating to treatment programs for drug offenders and nonviolent offenders. Once the Department of Corrections notifies the Board of Probation and Parole that an offender has successfully completed a treatment program, the Board may release the offender on parole. Under current law, the sentencing court could decline to follow the Board's recommendation for parole.