Prisoners; provides for good conduct allowance therefor depending on their performance and conduct. (SB105)

Introduced By

Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Good conduct allowance; mandatory functional literacy requirement. Provides for good conduct allowance for prisoners, depending on their performance and conduct, in which escalating credits toward good conduct allowance are available in four class levels. The highest level available is 50% credit for those prisoners who have demonstrated exemplary behavior and who have earned or are making progress toward earning their general educational development (GED) certificate. Read the Bill »


02/03/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2006Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/02/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB105)
02/03/2006Continued to 2007 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (8-Y 6-N)
02/08/2006Committee substitute printed 060486756-S1