By: Hodge, Madden, Allen of Dallas, Haggerty H.B. No. 1896
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to the application of laws awarding credit to an inmate for
time between release on and subsequent revocation of parole,
mandatory supervision, or conditional pardon.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding Section 11, Chapter 856, Acts of
the 77th Legislature, Regular Session, 2001, the change in law made
by Section 7 of that Act to Section 508.283, Government Code,
applies to the calculation of the remaining sentence for an inmate
whose release on parole, mandatory supervision, or conditional
pardon is revoked regardless of whether the revocation occurred
before, on, or after September 1, 2001.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
Act takes effect September 1, 2005.