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Did the 2021 Florida legislative session pass any criminal justice reform bills?
(UPDATE, May 1, 2021: The 2021 Florida Legislative Session ended yesterday without passing any criminal justice reform bills. Just like in the 2019 and 2020 Sessions, the Republican controlled Senate pushed hard for serious reforms, but the Republican controlled House refused to even consider any reforms.
How much would 65% gain-time in Florida improve correctional officers鈥?safety?
How 65% Gain-Time in Florida Would Both Improve Correctional Officers鈥?Safety and Quickly Shrink the Prison Population by Up to 27,000 Prisoners. (By J.J. Daiak, Founder of Tough Enough On Crime .com.) (UPDATE, May 1, 2021: The 2021 Florida Legislative Session ended yesterday without passing any criminal justice reform bills.
How will Amendment 11 affect Florida鈥檚 prison population?
By making the 65% gaintime retroactive to all current non-life prisoners, as Amendment 11 now allows this Florida Legislature to do, Florida鈥檚 current prison population of about 96,000 prisoners would be reduced by 18,000 to 27,000 prisoners 鈥?within one year.
Should inmates only serve 65% of their sentences in prison?
A bill that would allow inmates to serve as little as 65% of their sentences if they complete rehabilitation programs and training while in prison has passed the Senate Criminal Justice Committee. SB 1032, by Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, is one of several criminal justice bills proposed this year.