2010 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Prior Year Introduction As: HB 575/09 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 890
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Barkley, Bates, Frank, Hecht, Heller, Ivey, Jenkins, Kelly, Manno, McConkey, Miller, O'Donnell, Shank, Smigiel, and Waldstreicher
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 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Charles A. Jenkins, District 3B
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statutes:

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


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered