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