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2015 House Bill 5078: Authorize paroling “medically frail” prisoners to a health care facility
Introduced by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on November 10, 2015
To allow “medically frail” prisoners whose condition makes them “a minimal threat to society” to be paroled to a hospital, hospice, nursing home or other suitable accommodation for the balance of their term.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on November 10, 2015
Reported in the House on February 17, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on May 3, 2016
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 3, 2016
Received in the Senate on May 10, 2016
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 10, 2016