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Senate Bill 272

General Assembly: 131

Short Title: Grants special parole eligibility to certain juvenile offenders   [ Show Long Title ]

Long Title: To amend sections 2929.02, 2929.14, 2967.13, 2971.03, and 5149.101 and to enact section 2967.132 of the Revised Code to provide special parole eligibility dates for persons with an indefinite or life sentence imposed for an offense committed when the person was less than 18 years of age, to require the Parole Board to consider specified mitigating factors in those cases, and to require notice to the Ohio Public Defender and prosecuting attorney prior to the parole consideration hearing.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Thomas, Senator Eklund

Version: As Introduced

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Co-Sponsors Sen. Lehner, Sen. Seitz, Sen. Brown, Sen. Tavares, Sen. Hite
Subjects Crimes, Corrections, and Law Enforcement : Crime and Punishment, Juvenile and Family Law : Juvenile Justice
Committees Senate Government Oversight and Reform
Effective Date
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