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General Assembly



January Session, 2017

LCO No. 8122



Offered by:


REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. REBIMBAS, 70th Dist.

SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 7133

File No. 634

Cal. No. 405


In line 51, after "section." insert "Any person who, prior to the effective date of this section, was eligible to earn good time pursuant to the provisions of this section, may, on or after the effective date of this section, earn credits pursuant to the provisions of section 18-98e, as amended by this act, provided such person is otherwise eligible to earn such credits."

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (a) of section 18-98e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, any person sentenced to a term of imprisonment [ for a crime committed on or after October 1, 1994,] and committed to the custody of the Commissioner of Correction, [ on or after said date,] except a person sentenced for a violation of section 53a-54a, 53a-54b, 53a-54c, 53a-54d, 53a-55, 53a-55a, 53a-70a, 53a-70c or 53a-100aa, or who is a persistent dangerous felony offender or persistent dangerous sexual offender pursuant to section 53a-40, may be eligible to earn risk reduction credit toward a reduction of such person's sentence, in an amount not to exceed five days per month, at the discretion of the Commissioner of Correction for conduct as provided in subsection (b) of this section occurring on or after April 1, 2006. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

from passage