MD SB922 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 15 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-16 - Referred Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Awarding a diminution credit of 60 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 serving a sentence for a crime of violence from receiving a deduction of more than 40 days; prohibiting an inmate who is serving a sentence for a certain sexual offense from receiving a diminution of the term of confinement; requiring the Commissioner of Correction to establish a uniform system of deductions and participation criteria; etc.

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Correctional Services - Diminution Credits - Education


Roll Calls

2020-03-15 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 39 N: 5 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-03-16HouseReferred Judiciary
2020-03-15SenateThird Reading Passed (39-5)
2020-03-14SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-14SenateFloor Amendment {583126/1 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2020-03-14SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-14SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2020-02-06SenateHearing 3/05 at 12:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB812 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-14 - Motion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted


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