or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

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

New Hampshire Key Votes

Bruce MacMahon Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

Read statements Bruce MacMahon made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (155-187) -
Note:

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

Back to top