Under existing law, medical parole is available for certain inmates suffering from life-threatening illnesses when death is imminent and certain criteria are met
Under existing law, an inmate must be 60 years old and not convicted of a capital offense to be eligible for medical parole
This bill would provide that an inmate is eligible for medical parole at the age of 50 and regardless of the offense
Under existing law, an inmate is not eligible for medical parole until he or she has reached his or her initial parole consideration date
This bill would provide that an inmate is eligible for medical parole after he or she has served 15 years of his or her sentence
Relating to medical parole; to amend Sections 15-22-42 and 15-22-43, Code of Alabama 1975; to further provide for the medical parole of certain inmates under certain circumstances.
|April 1, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||HB581 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|