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House Bill 1170


House Bill 1170

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Community transition program and credit time. Repeals the community transition program. Provides that a person imprisoned for a crime or confined awaiting trial or sentencing and assigned to Credit Class I earns one day of credit time for every three days the person is imprisoned or confined. (Current law provides that the person earns one day of credit time for each day the person is imprisoned or confined.) Provides that a person imprisoned for a crime or confined awaiting trial or sentencing and assigned to Credit Class II earns one day of credit time for every four days the person is imprisoned or confined. (Current law provides that the person earns one day of credit time for every two days the person is imprisoned or confined.) Specifies that the maximum amount of credit time a person may earn for successfully completing certain education or rehabilitation programs is the lesser of: (1) four years; or (2) 25% of the person's total applicable credit time. (Current law specifies the maximum amount of credit time a person may earn is the lesser of: (1) four years; or (2) 33% of the person's total applicable credit time.) Specifies the maximum amount of credit time a person may earn may not exceed 50% of the person's fixed term of imprisonment.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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