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State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) Alabama News
State Rep. Hill defends inmate early release bill as a 'safe, reasonable approach to take'; Supports giving Pardons & Paroles more funding for electronic monitoring

While the mass early release of prisons has been heavily criticized by other lawmakers and law enforcement officials, Hill, who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, still sees it as a net positive for public safety.

State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) Alabama News
State Rep. Hill introduces bill allowing judges to split 30-year prison sentences

State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) has introduced legislation that would allow judges to split the sentences of Alabama inmates sentenced up to 30 years.

State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody) Alabama News
Prison release sponsor State Rep. Hill defends legislation — 'Better served from a standpoint of public safety'

House Judiciary Committee chairman State Rep. Jim Hill (R-Moody), the sponsor of a 2021 law initiating the mass release of inmates currently underway, is not prepared to criticize the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) just yet for the agency's apparent mishandling of the release process.

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House passes bill to give recently released prisoners a grace period on fines

Being recently released from prison is stressful. A newly released inmate must find a place to live, reconnect with family and friends,...