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House Bill 1826


House Bill 1826

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Credit time. Prohibits an inmate from earning credit time for a degree or diploma if the inmate has already earned a degree or diploma at the same educational level. Provides that the credit time an inmate earns is subtracted from the term of imprisonment imposed by a court if the inmate has been convicted of certain crimes. Provides that the maximum amount of credit time an inmate may earn is the lesser of four years or one-third of the period of imprisonment imposed on the person by the sentencing court. Removes a provision permitting inmates to earn multiple degrees at the same educational level.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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