Rehabilitative programming; earned sentence credits. (SB796)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

  Rehabilitative programming; earned sentence credits.  Allows prisoners to earn 10 additional sentence credits for each 30 days of incarceration for participation in programs aimed at earning a GED, college credit, or a certification through an accredited vocational training program or other accredited continuing education program, or interventional rehabilitation programs including mental health and sex offender treatment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/29/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101728D
12/29/2010Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/24/2011Assigned Rehab sub: Corrections
01/28/2011Failed to report (defeated) in Rehabilitation and Social Services (2-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

JEAN AULDRIDGE writes:

This legislation is needed to allow "new law" prisoners to earn credits for participating in programs and activities.