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Correctional Services - Murder - Diminution Credits

Sponsored by:

Senator Waugh


In the Senate - Hearing 2/28 at 3:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting the earning of diminution credits to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate who is serving a sentence for murder in the first degree or murder in the second degree in a State or local correctional facility; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Waugh, Hough, Norman, Ready, and Serafini
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0579
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0447 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Murder
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(11-502, 3-702)

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March 1, 2018 10:39 A.M.