Judge Tim Riley issued an order Tuesday moving a May 6 hearing up to 10 a.m. April 29 in the Marshall County Courthouse.
The bill to fix the parole board was introduced in the judiciary committee Wednesday morning.
The Victims of Crime and Leniency group (VOCAL) presented Breken Terry and WAAY 31 with the "Voices for Victims Media Award."
Spencer was serving a life sentence before he was let out on parole and broke conditions of this parole. He is now charged with killing three people, including a child, in Guntersville.
The psychiatric evaluation hearing has already been continued once.
A WAAY 31 I-Team investigation uncovered flaws in the Alabama parole system and showed how violent inmates were being paroled early. Now, there’s a proposed bill to let some convicted killers out sooner.
The board says it will launch a new website on March 31, 2019, to better notify victims about parole hearings.
Victims' families told WAAY 31 they trust Bobby Longshore to do the job right.
Spencer was serving a life sentence before he was let out on parole and broke conditions of this parole.
All of this stems from a WAAY31 investigation into the parole board’s policies and procedures.
Ivey and Marshall said in the letter they are not happy about the parole board seeking an outside consultant when it comes to organizational structure, employee morale, and executive leadership.
The governor put a stop to early paroles in October 2018 and advised the board to fix its issues.
Ivey and Marshall released their response Thursday afternoon.
Spencer is accused of murdering three people in Guntersville after being let out on parole.
The parole board said it plans to implement these changes in 30 days.
The Board says it will review its plan prior to parole hearings and plans on following actions in the next 30 days to ensure adequate preparation for hearings.
The corrective action plan is hitting its deadline on Wednesday.
Two people convicted for crimes in Lauderdale County were denied parole as well as a woman convicted of killing a Shoals prosecutor's grandmother.
Alabama's Pardons and Paroles Board opened its doors Monday after cancelling all parole hearings the previous week.
The Alabama Parole Board has canceled all parole hearings for the rest of the week because of Governor Ivey's executive order.
Governor Ivey held a press conference Monday morning after she and Attorney General Steve Marshall met with the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Birmingham attorney, Tommy James, met with Governor Ivey's legal team and Attorney General Steve Marshall Friday morning to represent the families of Jimmy Spencer's murder victims.
A 600-page document shows the many disciplinary reports that were filed against Jimmy Spencer during his time in prison.
WAAY 31 has worked through hundreds of pages of documents that show Jimmy Spencer had little rehabilitation while in prison.
State documents show Jimmy Spencer threw feces, bit a corrections officer and stabbed another inmate.
WAAY 31 has 600 pages of Jimmy Spencer's disciplinary actions taken against him over the 30 years he was in prison.
Multiple families have reached out to WAAY 31 saying they lack confidence in the parole board.
Brian Robinson has worked as a parole officer since 2016.
The parole board said they are done reviewing Spencer's case but won't say if any changes will come about or how he slipped through the cracks.
Jimmy Spencer's victim from Franklin County shot Spencer in the late 80's as he was breaking into his house.
The analytical tool the parole board uses is coming under fire from multiple people and state agencies.
Jimmy Spencer will appear in a Marshall County courtroom for an arraignment hearing Tuesday morning.
The WAAY 31 I-Team keeps digging into parole documents that spell out how a criminal serving a life sentence was let out on parole, continually broke conditions of his parole and is now charged with killing three people, including a child, in Guntersville.
We've learned from the Alabama Department of Corrections, issued a warrant for Jimmy Spencer's arrest on July 21st. The Alabama Parole Board requested this warrant on July 20th.
Some lawmakers say laws need to be changed in the wake of the Jimmy Spencer case.
After Jimmy Spencer's run-in with Guntersville Police he was arrested by Sardis Police.
Rate of paroles increases.
Mission Center says they notified the state when Jimmy Spencer walked away from their facility.
The WAAY31 I-Team sat down with Spencer's lawyer and learned Spencer was still in contact with his parole officer even after walking out of his assigned facility.
The parole board is reviewing Jimmy Spencer's case after he was paroled and months later arrested for capital murder.
Under the Justice Revisement Act of 2015 the parole board now defines victims differently.
A victim of Jimmy Spencer in Franklin County sat down with WAAY 31 expressing his disappointment in the parole board for letting Spencer out on parole.
Accused killer Jimmy Spencer was arrested just one month before allegedly killing three people.
In June, Jimmy Spencer was arrested for numerous misdemeanor charges.
WAAY 31 is digging into a law change that may be responsible for a man getting out of jail before he allegedly killed three people
Jimmy O'Neal Spencer, the accused killer in the Guntersville triple homicide, may have left a homeless shelter in Birmingham that he was paroled to and nobody seemed to know anything about it.
WAAY 31 talked with those in Guntersville who say they are proud of the progress investigators have made in the case.
Mike Turner with Guntersville Police Department told WAAY 31, after investigating hwy 79 South valuable items were found that could be evidence.
The Marshall County Chief Investigator identified the motive Jimmy Spencer had in the Guntersville triple homicide.
'It enrages me that he was out,' said one prosecutor who knows Jimmy O'Neal Spencer's violent past.