Text: H.R.4018 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/25/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4018


To provide that the amount of time that an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 2019

Mr. Deutch introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To provide that the amount of time that an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Credits for certain elderly nonviolent offenders.

Section 231(g)(5)(A)(ii) of the Second Chance Act of 2007 (34 U.S.C. 60541(g)(5)(A)(ii)) is amended by striking “to which the offender was sentenced” and inserting “reduced by any credit toward the service of the prisoner’s sentence awarded under section 3624(b) of title 18, United States Code”.