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2017 House Bill 4101: Authorize paroling “medically frail” prisoners
Introduced in the House on January 26, 2017
To allow medically frail prisoners whose condition makes them “a minimal threat to society” to be paroled to a hospital, hospice, nursing home or other suitable accommodation for the balance of their term.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 26, 2017
Reported in the House on February 28, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. David Pagel (R) on March 7, 2018
To establish rules, exceptions and payment requirements for the independent exams the bill would require to determine whether a medically frail prisoner is eligible for parole.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 7, 2018
Passed 94 to 14 in the House on March 7, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To allow medically frail prisoners whose condition makes them “a minimal threat to society” to be paroled to a hospital, hospice, nursing home or other suitable accommodation for the balance of their term.
Received in the Senate on March 8, 2018
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 8, 2018
Reported in the Senate on May 17, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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