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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5317

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 351

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ZUPKUS, 89th Dist.

 

AN ACT ELIMINATING RISK REDUCTION CREDITS FOR VIOLENT CRIMINALS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 18-98e of the general statutes be amended to prohibit any person sentenced to a term of incarceration for a violent crime from earning or retaining risk reduction credit toward a reduction in such person's sentence.

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit any person sentenced for a violent crime from earning or retaining risk reduction credit toward a reduction in such person's sentence.