JENNA GREISHABER: NEW YORK
Jenna's Law, named for 22 year old Jenna Greishaber of New York, ended parole for all violent felons. It requires all violent felons to serve at least six-sevenths of their prison sentences. It mandates sentences with set lengths. It also subjects violent felons to post-release supervision of anywhere from 3-5 years or life for sex offenders. Jenna was a nursing student who was stabbed and bludgeoned to death in her Albany apartment. Her killer, was a repeat, violent felon who recently had been paroled for the third time.