79R6844 PEP-D

By:  Hodge                                                        H.B. No. 1896

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.