2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Kelly, Reznik, Shank, and Smigiel
Correctional Services - Limitation on Total Number of Diminution Credits - Primary Drug, Violent, and Sexual Offenders


Providing that an inmate may not be allowed diminution credits of more than a total of 10 days per month if the inmate's term of confinement includes a sentence for a crime of violence, a crime relating to specified drug offenses, or a crime related to specified sexual offenses.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Substance Abuse
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Parole and Probation
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Sexual Offenses

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Correctional Services
( 3-701 , 3-704 , 3-708 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered