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AB-2342 Parole: reintegration credits.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/18/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2342


Introduced by Assembly Member McCarty

February 18, 2020


An act relating to parole.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2342, as introduced, McCarty. Parole: reintegration credits.
Under existing law, except as otherwise exempted, a person completing a term of imprisonment in the state prison shall be released for a period of supervised parole. Existing law specifies the length of parole for various classifications of inmates. Under existing law, an inmate is released to the county of their residence before incarceration or, when the interest of public safety is best served, to another location specified by the Board of Parole Hearings.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation establishing a program under which the length of a parolee’s period of parole could be reduced by earning credits related to the completion of specified reintegration activities.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation establishing a program under which the length of a parolee’s period of parole could be reduced by earning credits related to the completion of specified reintegration activities.