Code of the District of Columbia

§ 24–221.01b. Limitations.

Educational and meritorious good time credits shall not reduce the minimum sentence of any inmate convicted of a crime of violence as defined by § 22-4501, by more than 15%.


(Apr. 11, 1987, D.C. Law 6-218, § 3b; as added Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10-151, § 802(c), 41 DCR 2608.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 24-429.2.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 802(c) of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286).

For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 402(a) of Public Safety Legislation Sixty-Day Layover Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-693, January 18, 2011, 58 DCR 640).

For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 402(a) of Public Safety Legislation Sixty-Day Layover Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-45, April 20, 2011, 58 DCR 3701).