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§ 162‑60.  Reduction in sentence allowed forwork, education, and other programs.

(a)        A prisoner who has faithfully performed the duties assignedto the prisoner under G.S. 162‑58 is entitled to a reduction in theprisoner's sentence of four days for each 30 days of work performed.

(b)        A prisoner who is convicted of a misdemeanor offense andhoused in a local confinement facility and who faithfully participates in ageneral education development diploma program (GED program) or in any othereducation, rehabilitation, or training program is entitled to a reduction inthe prisoner's sentence of four days for each 30 days of classes attended, upto the maximum credit allowed under G.S. 15A‑1340.20(d).

(c)        The person having custody of the prisoner, as defined inG.S. 162‑59, is the sole judge as to whether the prisoner has faithfullyperformed the assigned duties under G.S. 162‑58 or has faithfullyparticipated in a GED program or other education, rehabilitation, or trainingprogram under subsection (b) of this section. A prisoner who escapes orattempts to escape while performing work pursuant to G.S. 162‑58 or whileparticipating in a GED program or other education, rehabilitation, or trainingprogram shall forfeit any reduction in sentence that the prisoner would havebeen entitled to under this section. (1991 (Reg. Sess.,1992), c. 841, s. 1; 1993, c. 538, s. 36; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(b);1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 2; 2001‑200, s. 2.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_162 > GS_162-60

§ 162‑60.  Reduction in sentence allowed forwork, education, and other programs.

(a)        A prisoner who has faithfully performed the duties assignedto the prisoner under G.S. 162‑58 is entitled to a reduction in theprisoner's sentence of four days for each 30 days of work performed.

(b)        A prisoner who is convicted of a misdemeanor offense andhoused in a local confinement facility and who faithfully participates in ageneral education development diploma program (GED program) or in any othereducation, rehabilitation, or training program is entitled to a reduction inthe prisoner's sentence of four days for each 30 days of classes attended, upto the maximum credit allowed under G.S. 15A‑1340.20(d).

(c)        The person having custody of the prisoner, as defined inG.S. 162‑59, is the sole judge as to whether the prisoner has faithfullyperformed the assigned duties under G.S. 162‑58 or has faithfullyparticipated in a GED program or other education, rehabilitation, or trainingprogram under subsection (b) of this section. A prisoner who escapes orattempts to escape while performing work pursuant to G.S. 162‑58 or whileparticipating in a GED program or other education, rehabilitation, or trainingprogram shall forfeit any reduction in sentence that the prisoner would havebeen entitled to under this section. (1991 (Reg. Sess.,1992), c. 841, s. 1; 1993, c. 538, s. 36; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(b);1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 2; 2001‑200, s. 2.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_162 > GS_162-60

§ 162‑60.  Reduction in sentence allowed forwork, education, and other programs.

(a)        A prisoner who has faithfully performed the duties assignedto the prisoner under G.S. 162‑58 is entitled to a reduction in theprisoner's sentence of four days for each 30 days of work performed.

(b)        A prisoner who is convicted of a misdemeanor offense andhoused in a local confinement facility and who faithfully participates in ageneral education development diploma program (GED program) or in any othereducation, rehabilitation, or training program is entitled to a reduction inthe prisoner's sentence of four days for each 30 days of classes attended, upto the maximum credit allowed under G.S. 15A‑1340.20(d).

(c)        The person having custody of the prisoner, as defined inG.S. 162‑59, is the sole judge as to whether the prisoner has faithfullyperformed the assigned duties under G.S. 162‑58 or has faithfullyparticipated in a GED program or other education, rehabilitation, or trainingprogram under subsection (b) of this section. A prisoner who escapes orattempts to escape while performing work pursuant to G.S. 162‑58 or whileparticipating in a GED program or other education, rehabilitation, or trainingprogram shall forfeit any reduction in sentence that the prisoner would havebeen entitled to under this section. (1991 (Reg. Sess.,1992), c. 841, s. 1; 1993, c. 538, s. 36; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(b);1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 2; 2001‑200, s. 2.)

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