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NO. 87.  AN ACT RELATING TO GOOD TIME.

(S.248)

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  PROSPECTIVE AWARD OF GOOD TIME

Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, each individual convicted of a crime committed on or before June 30, 2005 who was on conditional reentry or supervised community service on or after that date shall be entitled to the prospective award of good time pursuant to Sec. 2(b) of No. 63 of the Acts of 2005. 

Sec. 2.  28 V.S.A. § 726 is amended to read:

§ 726.  REDUCTION OF SENTENCE

Each day an offender is supervised in a conditional reentry program shall be counted as one day served for the total effective sentence.  The minimum and maximum terms of the offender’s total effective sentence shall not be subject to any reductions for behavior as provided for in section 811 of this title.

Sec. 3.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This act shall take effect on passage and shall apply retroactively from July 1, 2005.

Approved:  February 8, 2006



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


www.leg.state.vt.us