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house Bill H.R. 4327

Prisoner Incentive Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
    IntroducedDecember 16th, 2009

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Prisoner Incentive Act of 2009

Official Title

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.

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