technical correction; home health agencies
(now: lifetime probation; sexual offenses; termination)
State of Arizona
First Regular Session
SENATE BILL 1284
amending title 13, chapter 9, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding sections 13-912 and 13-922; relating to probation.
(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Title 13, chapter 9, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding sections 13-912 and 13-922, to read:
13-912. Modification of lifetime probation; sexual offenses; applicability
A. Notwithstanding any other law, a person who is placed on lifetime probation for a sexual offense may not petition the court for an order terminating probation before the following expiration of time:
1. for a class 2 or 3 felony conviction, twenty years after the date that the person was placed on probation.
2. For a class 4, 5 or 6 felony conviction, ten years after the date that the person was placed on probation.
B. This section does not apply to a person who requests an annual probation review hearing pursuant to section 13-923.
13-922. Probation termination or modification; sexual offenses; criminal records check
If a person is placed on probation for a felony sexual offense, the probation department shall complete an investigation of arrest notifications and warrant checks to determine whether the person has any current or pending criminal charges before recommending a modification or early termination of the person's PROBATION sentence. The court may not issue an order terminating or modifying the person's probation sentence if there is a current or pending criminal charge against the person.