Bill Status of HB2620 101st General Assembly
Short Description: CD CORR-SENTENCE CREDIT
Rep. Justin Slaughter - Emanuel Chris Welch - Arthur Turner, Kelly M. Cassidy, Robyn Gabel, Theresa Mah, Mark L. Walker and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Permits offenders subject to the truth in sentencing provisions of the Code to earn sentence credit for good conduct in specific instances as the Director of Corrections deems proper. Permits offenders subject to the truth in sentencing provisions of the Code to earn sentence credit for educational, vocational, substance abuse, behavior modification programs, life skills courses, re-entry planning, and correctional industry programs. Provides that sentence credit earned shall not reduce the sentence of the prisoner to less than: (1) 75% (rather than 85%) of his or her sentence if the prisoner is required to serve 85% of his or her sentence; and (2) 90% of his or her sentence if the prisoner is required to serve 100% of his or her sentence. Makes conforming changes.