This bill would provide a clear and understood path for certain incarcerated Hoosiers to retroactively apply for consideration of release based on current sentencing guidelines if their offense was committed prior to July 1, 2014, the date on which sentencing reform took effect. Therefore, HB 1202 would establish much needed equity by giving those convicted prior to 2014 of particular offenses the opportunity to receive equitable sentencing with those convicted for the same offense committed post 2014. HB 1202 is a common-sense smart justice reform needed in Indiana.  

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MCNAMARA W

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Passed House

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