Reagan Tokes Act signed into law.
The Ohio House has unanimously passed Senate Bill 201, also known as the Reagan Tokes Act, which gives state prison officials greater discretion in releasing or keeping offenders behind bars based on their prison track record.
How Tokes Act affects offenders?After the first part of the Reagan Tokes Act passed, lawmakers were expected to re-introduce the other components of it in 2019. In April 2019, the next section of the Reagan Tokes Act that addresses the monitoring of criminals was re-introduced at the Ohio Statehouse. It reduces the caseload burdens on parole officers and has the state create a re-entry program for violent and sexual predators who are often rejected by other programs and halfway houses. It also addresses the GPS monitoring of felons under post-release control.
Sentencing Guidelines under the Tokes Act?Many new changes have arose since the passing of the Reagan Tokes Act. Listed below is a link that will direct you to those sentencing changes how they will affect violent offenders.