SB 504 -  Criminal Convictions

by Perry (CO-SPONSORS) Berman
Revising the principles embodied by the Criminal Punishment Code as it relates to punishment and rehabilitation; authorizing the Department of Corrections to grant deductions from sentences in the form of good behavior time, rehabilitation credits, and outstanding deed awards, rather than solely for gain-time, for specified purposes; revising the “tentative release date” the department must calculate for each prisoner based on his or her good behavior time, rehabilitation credits, and outstanding deed awards; requiring the department to grant good behavior time, rather than basic gain-time, as a means of encouraging satisfactory behavior and developing character traits necessary for successful reentry to the community, subject to certain conditions, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2022
Last Event: 11/03/21 S Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:08 PM

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Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
  • Criminal Justice
  • Appropriations

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations Time: 11/03/2021 - 3:08 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 10/14/2021 - 12:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: __