Category: Crime and Public Safety
HB 544 (2017)
House/Senate Bill: House
Description: Makes changes to procedures for awarding earned time credits to prisoners. Changes would include sentence reductions for each course successfully completed towards a high school diploma, for each vocational training program completed, for earning a master's certificate in correctional industries and for participation in other programs valuable to a prisoner's rehabilitation.
Bill Sponsor: Peter Schmidt
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Wed, 01/25/2017
Next Voting Date: Wed, 01/03/2018