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House Bill 1271

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB1271 (Updated March 6, 2008 2:16 pm - DI 84)

Inmate credit time. Prohibits an offender from earning credit time for a high school diploma if the offender has previously obtained a general educational development (GED) diploma. Prohibits an offender from earning credit time for a GED diploma if the offender has previously obtained a high school diploma. Creates department of correction credit Class IV for felons convicted of certain serious child molesting offenses and certain murders involving sex offenses. Specifies that persons in credit Class IV earn one day of credit for each six days of incarceration. Provides that persons in credit Class IV may be placed in a credit class where they earn no credit, but may not be placed in a credit class where they earn more credit.
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