90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2537
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CD CORR-TRUTH-IN-SENTENCING                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Unified Code of Corrections.  Provides that  a  person      
   serving  a sentence for an offense committed on or after the effective      
   date of this amendatory Act, other than  first  degree  murder  or  an      
   offense  in which the defendant was sentenced to death or natural life      
   imprisonment, shall receive no more than  4.5  days  of  good  conduct      
   credit  for  each  month  of  his or her sentence of imprisonment (now      
   these defendants may receive one day of good conduct credit  for  each      
   day  of  their  sentences  of  imprisonment,  plus additional days for      
   meritorious service and for participation full-time in substance abuse      
   programs, correctional industry assignments, or educational programs).      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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