This bill would allow incarcerated individuals who committed nonviolent offenses and who were sentenced according to the statutory sentencing range or Alabama's Habitual Felony Offender Act (HFOA) prior to October 1, 2013, to become eligible for resentencing according to current sentencing standards.

Under existing law, an individual who was convicted of a nonviolent crime prior to October 1, 2013, was sentenced according to the statutory sentencing range or the Habitual Felony Offender Act.

Our Position

We support this bill.

Status

On February 2, HB 24 was read and assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. On February 4, it passed out of committee and was sent to the Alabama House floor for a vote. On February 9, it passed out of the Alabama House and was sent to the Alabama Senate. On March 9, it was assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee where it is pending committee action.

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Session

2021 Regular

Position

Support