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Inspired by killing of Baltimore CEO, officials advance bill to bar early-release credits for sex offenders

January 17, 2024

A bill pending before the Maryland General Assembly seeks to preclude people of convicted of certain sex crimes from receiving diminution, or good time, credits that allow them to reduce their prison sentences. Inspired by the killing of Baltimore entrepreneur Pava LaPere, House Bill 301 would prohibit people serving sentences for first-degree rape or first-degree sex offense from accruing credits behind bars to reduce their sentences.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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