View Amendment Current Amendment: 30 to Bill 3267 Rep. RUTHERFORD proposes the following Amendment No. 30 to H. 3267 (COUNCIL\MS\7344AHB11):

Reference is to Printer's Date 03/03/11-H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTIONS to read:

/ SECTION      __.      The first undesignated paragraph of Section 24-13-710 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 151 of 2010, is further to read:

     "Section 24-13-710.      The Department of Corrections and the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services shall jointly develop the policies, procedures, guidelines, and cooperative agreement for the implementation of a supervised furlough program which permits carefully screened and selected inmates who have served the mandatory minimum sentence as required by law or have not committed a violent crime as defined in Section 16-1-60, a "no parole offense" as defined in Section 24-13-100, the crime of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree as defined in Section 16-3-654, or the crime of committing or attempting a lewd act upon a child under the age of fourteen as defined in Section 16-15-140 were convicted of nonviolent crimes to be released on furlough prior to parole eligibility and under the supervision of state probation and parole agents with the privilege of residing in an approved residence and continuing treatment, training, or employment in the community until parole eligibility or expiration of sentence, whichever is earlier."

SECTION      __.      The first undesignated paragraph of Section 24-13-720 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 151 of 2010, is further amended to read:

     "Unless sentenced to life imprisonment, an inmate under the jurisdiction or control of the Department of Corrections who has not been convicted of a violent crime under the provisions of Section 16-1-60 or a "no parole offense" as defined in Section 24-13-100 An inmate convicted of a nonviolent crime may, within six months of the expiration of his sentence, be placed with the program provided for in Section 24-13-710 and is subject to every rule, regulation, and condition of the program. Before an inmate may be released on supervised furlough, the inmate must agree in writing to be subject to search or seizure, without a search warrant, with or without cause, of the inmate's person, any vehicle the inmate owns or is driving, and any of the inmate's possessions by:
     (1)      any probation agent employed by the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services; or
     (2)      any other law enforcement officer." /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.