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Positive Results Coming From HB463

Changes in the way some criminal offenders are sentenced, incarcerated and paroled have already saved the state money and most of the people affected—prosecutors, defense attorneys, county governments—say the new law is working well.

That doesn’t mean some minor changes aren’t needed. But the reaction to the implementation of House Bill 463, which addressed drug sentencing and probation and parole laws in an effort to reduce prison populations and reduce costs has been positive.

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Jennifer Laudano | 202.540.6321
Public Safety Performance Project

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