Bill Status of SB2079 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: CD CORR&CIVIL PRO-RECIDIVISM
Sen. Robert Peters - Javier L. Cervantes, Mattie Hunter and Napoleon Harris, III
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Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Repeals the general recidivism provisions of the Code. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a movant may present a meritorious claim for relief from judgment if the allegations in the petition establish the following by a preponderance of the evidence that, prior to the effective date of the amendatory Act, the movant was sentenced to natural life imprisonment under the general recidivism provisions of the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that nothing in this provision prevents a movant from applying for any other relief under the relief from judgments provision or any other law otherwise available to him or her.