Description: Meritorious earned time; allow sentence to be reduced by up to one-third of period of confinement.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/15 (H) Referred To Penitentiary|
|2||01/30 (H) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2001|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Banks
Additional Authors: Coleman (29th), Creel, Evans, Flaggs, Fleming, Fredericks, Gibbs, Holloway, Huddleston, Middleton, Watson
Code Section: A 047-0005-0142
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 47-5-142, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO ALLOW AN INMATE TO RECEIVE MERITORIOUS EARNED TIME ALLOWANCE OF UP TO ONE-THIRD OF THE PERIOD OF CONFINEMENT IMPOSED BY THE COURT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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