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Committee on the JudiciaryIntroducedDecember 16th, 2009
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Prisoner Incentive Act of 2009
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the good time credit toward service of sentences of imprisonment.
Prisoner Incentive Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) allow federal prisoners to earn up to 54 days of credit toward the service of a sentence for each year of the prisoner's sentence imposed by the court; and (2) authorize the Bureau of Prisons to subsequently restore any or all credit previously denied to a prisoner based on such prisoner maintaining good behavior.