SENATE BILL NO. 316
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EARNED GOOD TIME.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Section 4381 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by striking subsections “(c)” and “(d)” in their entirety.
Section 2. Amend Section 4381 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by inserting a new subsection (c) to read as follows:
“(c) ‘Good Time’ may be earned by participation in education, rehabilitation, work, or other programs as designated by the Commissioner. Good Time may be awarded for satisfactory participation in approved programs at a rate of up to 5 days per calendar month.”
Section 3. Amend subsection (e) of Section 4381 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by deleting the number “90” as it appears therein and inserting “100” in lieu thereof, and by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (d).
Section 4. This legislation shall be effective 30 days after enactment, and shall apply to all individuals sentenced to and to all individuals serving sentences of incarceration on or after such date.
Approved July 16, 2008