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SB 1476 - Reducing Probation for Good Behavior - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Ken Cheuvront voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Reducing Probation for Good Behavior

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (20-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Reducing Probation for Good Behavior

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes the courts to reduce an individuals probation period by twenty days for every thirty days of good behavior on the recommendation of the defendant's probation officer.

Highlights:
- Requires the probationer to exhibit progress towards the goals of the probationer's case plan, be current on payments for restitution fees and other obligations, and be current on completing community restitution in order to have their probationary period reduced (Sec. 3). - Revokes any earned time credit if the probationer violations a condition of his or her probation (Sec. 3). - Specifies that earned time credit does not apply to an individual that is on lifetime probation, on probation for a class 2 or class 3 felony, on probation for a misdemeanor offense, or are required to register due to a conviction related to a sex crime or other crime committed upon a minor (Sec. 3). - Instructs the legislature to appropriate up to 40 percent of the costs that have been avoided from reductions in the percentage of people on supervised probation to be deposited into the Adult Probation Services Fund for each county. These funds shall be used for increasing the availability of substance abuse treatment and risk reduction programs for probationers, and awarding grants to non-profit victim services organizations to partner with the probation department and the court to assist victims and increase the amount of restitution collected from probationers (Secs. 1-2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (35-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Reducing Probation for Good Behavior

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the courts to reduce an individual's probation period by twenty days for every thirty days of good behavior on the recommendation of the defendant's probation officer.

Highlights:
- Requires the probationer to exhibit progress towards the goals of the probationer's case plan, be current on payments for restitution fees and other obligations, and be current on completing community restitution in order to have their probationary period reduced (Sec. 3). - Revokes any earned time credit if the probationer violations a condition of his or her probation (Sec. 3). - Specifies that earned time credit does not apply to an individual that is on lifetime probation, on probation for a class 2 or class 3 felony, on probation for a misdemeanor offense, or are required to register due to a conviction related to a sex crime or other crime committed upon a minor (Sec. 3). - Instructs the legislature to appropriate up to 40 percent of the costs that have been avoided from reductions in the percentage of people on supervised probation to be deposited into the Adult Probation Services Fund for each county. These funds shall be used for increasing the availability of substance abuse treatment and risk reduction programs for probationers, and awarding grants to non-profit victim services organizations to partner with the probation department and the court to assist victims and increase the amount of restitution collected from probationers (Secs. 1-2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Reducing Probation for Good Behavior

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the courts to reduce an individual's probation period by twenty days for every thirty days of good behavior on the recommendation of the defendant's probation officer.

Highlights:
- Requires the probationer to exhibit progress towards the goals of the probationer's case plan, have no new arrests, be current on payments for restitution fees, and be current on completing community restitution in order to have their probationary period reduced (Sec. 3). - Instructs the legislature to appropriate up to 40 percent of the costs that have been avoided from reductions in the percentage of people on supervised probation to be deposited into the Adult Probation Services Fund for each county. These funds shall be used for increasing the availability of substance abuse treatment and risk reduction programs for probationers, and awarding grants to non-profit victim services organizations to partner with the probation department and the court to assist victims and increase the amount of restitution collected from probationers (Secs. 1-2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reducing Probation for Good Behavior

Sponsors

  • Linda J. Gray (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Huppenthal (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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