Senate Study Bill 1186 - Introduced SENATE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY BILL BY CHAIRPERSON SODDERS) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the compilation of a presentence 1 investigation report in a criminal proceeding. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 2336XC (1) 86 jm/rj
S.F. _____ Section 1. Section 901.2, subsection 2, paragraph d, Code 1 2015, is amended by adding the following new subparagraph: 2 NEW SUBPARAGRAPH . (4) Performance of a validated risk 3 assessment that includes a risk categorization and score taken 4 from a model approved by the department of corrections. 5 Sec. 2. Section 901.3, Code 2015, is amended by adding the 6 following new subsection: 7 NEW SUBSECTION . 3. The presentence investigation report 8 shall contain the results of a validated risk assessment that 9 includes a risk categorization and score taken from a model 10 approved by the department of corrections. 11 EXPLANATION 12 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 13 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 14 This bill relates to the compilation of a presentence 15 investigation report in a criminal proceeding. 16 The bill requires a presentence investigation report 17 to contain the results of a validated risk assessment 18 categorization and score taken from a model approved by the 19 department of corrections. 20 A presentence investigation report details the background of 21 a defendant and is reviewed by the court prior to sentencing. 22 -1- LSB 2336XC (1) 86 jm/rj 1/ 1