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Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

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; and requiring the Commissioner of Correction to establish a uniform system of deductions and participation criteria for awarding a certain diminution credit.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Conway
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0295
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Correction, Division of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services

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March 8, 2018 3:53 P.M.