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house Bill H.R. 1475

Federal Prison Work Incentive Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
    IntroducedMarch 12th, 2009

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Federal Prison Work Incentive Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to restore the former system of good time allowances toward service of Federal prison terms, and for other purposes.


Federal Prison Work Incentive Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to allow reductions in the prison term of a federal prisoner whose record of conduct shows that such prisoner has substantially observed all prison regulations and has not been subjected to punishment. Allows the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to grant a reduction in a prisoner's term for actual employment in an industry or camp or for exceptionally meritorious service or for performing duties of outstanding importance in connection with institutional operations.

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