Prison sentence reduction rule takes effect Jan. 1 - Fox 44

The ‘good time’ rule accords with the push to save money, reduce pandemic transmission pressures, and decarcerate Vermont inmates. But what do victims’ families think? The State has a program for that, too.

"The program allows inmates to earn good time, receiving up to seven days off their minimum and maximum sentence each month they meet requirements. It goes into effect January 1. Under the new rule, good time is earned by inmates who aren’t reincarcerated for a violation of release conditions and those who haven’t received a major disciplinary violation in the previous month. Out-of-state inmates can earn good time through the same process."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-11-23 14:52:46 -0500