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Senate Committee Kills Compassionate Parole Bill

Senate Bill 163 would have given the parole board more direction as to who is eligible for release, particularly when it comes to listening to the recommendations of public health experts during a public health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 18, 2021 Smart Justice