Senate Bill

SB 2:

Truth in Sentencing and Parole Reform

Not Bipartisan

Bill Primary sponsors



Filed 11.15.22

Full Bill Title

To Create the “Truth in Sentencing and Parole Reform Act of 2023.”


What it does

This is basically a shell bill that serves as a placeholder until a bill fleshed out with more details is filed.


FULL TEXT: The purpose of this act is to create the “Truth in Sentencing and Parole Reform Act of 2023” and to amend Arkansas law concerning sentencing and parole.

Options: Filed, on agenda, passed, failed… (more)




What’s been said

Sen. Gilmore: “We will have more details in the coming days, but I look forward to working with our incoming governor and attorney general to help ensure the safety of all Arkansans by working to address our broken parole system and keep repeat violent offenders off our streets.” (ADG)

Sen. Gilmore: “Public safety is important to all Arkansans, and we filed this bill now to continue this important conversation.” (ADG)

Attorney General Tim Griffin: “I will continue working with the governor-elect and legislators over the coming weeks to finalize the details of our proposed parole and prison reforms, but we are simultaneously continuing a public dialogue about the need to make bold changes to keep our communities safe.” (ADG)


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