MD HB812 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-03-14 - Motion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Awarding a diminution credit of 90 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate who is serving a certain sexual offense from receiving the diminution credit; requiring the Commissioner of Correction to establish a uniform system of deductions and participation criteria for awarding a certain diminution credit; etc.

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Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education



2020-03-14HouseMotion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
2020-03-13HouseMotion Special Order until 3/14 (Delegate T. Branch) Adopted
2020-03-11HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-11HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2020-02-04HouseHearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB922 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-16 - Referred Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Correctional Services3706.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Correctional Services3708(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750