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Senate Bill 0415


Senate Bill 0415

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF SB415 (Updated March 4, 2010 12:11 pm - DI 84)


Discharge of long term inmates; credit time. Provides that an inmate is eligible for rehabilitation based discharge for long term inmates if the inmate has served 21 years in the department of correction and has received four years of credit time. Allows certain persons to earn not more than six months credit time, as determined by the department of correction, for completion of one or more reformative programs approved by the department of correction. Prohibits a person from earning credit time for completing the requirements for a general educational development (GED) diploma, a high school diploma, an associate's degree, a bachelor's degree, a career and technical education program, a substance abuse program, a literacy and basic life skills program, or a reformative program if the person: (1) commits a sex offense, criminal confinement if the victim is less than 18 years of age, or kidnapping if the victim is less than 18 years of age while the person is required to register as a sex or violent offender under the sex offender registration law; and (2) is committed to the department of correction after being convicted of the offense.
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