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Victim Notification Of Proceedings

Concerning victim notification matters related to criminal proceedings.
2023 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

If the adult or juvenile parole board decides to discharge a parolee early, the act requires the parole boards to set the date of discharge at least 15 days after notice is provided to the victim of the discharge or at least 15 days after the decision to grant early discharge if the victim chose not to receive victim notifications.

The act requires victim notifications to be communicated in plain and easy-to-understand language and in a manner intended to increase the likelihood of the victim's attention to the notice.

APPROVED by Governor June 2, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/02/2023 Signed Act PDF
    05/04/2023 Final Act PDF
    04/26/2023 Rerevised PDF
    04/25/2023 Revised PDF
    04/10/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    04/06/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/16/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details