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Title
Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education
Sponsored by
Delegates Wilkins, Acevero, Charkoudian, Conaway, W. Fisher, J. Lewis, Moon, Mosby, and R. Watson
Status
In the House - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Awarding a one-time diminution credit to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; establishing a diminution credit of not less than 60 days and not more than 730 days that may be awarded; prohibiting inmates convicted of certain offenses from receiving diminution credits; requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to establish a uniform system of deductions and for awarding diminution credits; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary  
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0621
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0295 Session: 2018 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2019
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/28/2019
Legislative Date
1/28/2019
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/29/2019
Legislative Date
1/29/2019
Action
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/28/2019 1/28/2019 First Reading Judiciary
House 1/29/2019 1/29/2019 Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Text - First - Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education
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Last Updated: 2/3/2020 2:29 PM