Deviation from Mandatory Sentencing Reports

HB 1518

On November 1, 2015 HB1518 – Title 22: Section 985.1 and Section 985.2 went into effect.

This law requires the court clerks to submit a report each year to the Clerk of the Court of Criminal Appeals to show the number of departures from mandatory minimum sentences made by each judge in the state during the previous calendar year. This report is to be made avaliable on this Court of Criminal Appeals website.

The link to this report will reside on the OCCA website page titled Deviation From Mandated Sentencing Reports. Each year, starting with 2015, will be listed on that webpage. Once on the webpage click on the appropriate year to open a PDF copy of that year’s report.