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HB 1654 - Reduces Sentences of Prisoners Pursuing Degrees - Key Vote

New Hampshire Key Votes

George Lambert voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (155-187) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (152-171) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Sentences of Prisoners Pursuing Degrees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes sentence reductions for prisoners who further their education while incarcerated.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes reductions in a prisoner’s sentence for completion of certain education programs while incarcerated including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • 60 days for obtaining vocational programming;
    • 90 days for obtaining a GED;
    • 120 days for obtaining a High School Diploma; and
    • 180 days for obtaining any of the following:
      • An Associate’s Degree;
      • A Bachelor’s Degree;
      • A Master’s Degree; or
      • A Doctor of Philosophy Degree.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Sentences of Prisoners Pursuing Degrees

Sponsors

  • David A. Welch (NH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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