33-601.101: Incentive Gain Time
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of the proposed rule is to strike redundant language.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Educational achievement incentive gain time.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 944.09, 944.275, 944.281 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 944.09, 944.275, 944.281 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Laura Gallagher, 501 S. Calhoun Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
33-601.101 Incentive Gain Time.
(1) through (6) No change.
(7) Educational achievement incentive gain time. Upon notification by the education supervisor or regional education program administrator of a recommendation by the Bureau of Institutional Programs, the department shall apply a one time award of 60 additional days of incentive gain time to an inmate who is otherwise eligible and who has successfully completed requirements for and is awarded a general education development certificate or vocational certificate. In order to be eligible for the gain time award, the general education development certificate or vocational certificate must be issued by the Florida Department of Education or the program issuing the certificate must be approved by the Bureau of Institutional Programs in advance of the inmate’s enrollment. Inmates assigned to community facilities who earn a general education development certificate or vocational certificate in an on site educational program operated by an outside vendor or provider (state community college, vocational technical center or private institution) who is approved in advance by the Bureau of Institutional Programs
an outsider who is approved by shall be recommended by the regional educational program administrator for incentive gain time for educational achievement. Under no circumstances may an inmate receive more than 60 days gain time for educational attainment pursuant to this section.
(8) No change.
Rulemaking Authority 944.09, 944.275, 944.281 FS. Law Implemented 944.09, 944.275, 944.281, 944.801(3)(i)5. FS. History– New 2-26-80, Amended 1-12-83, 1-31-85, 10-7-85, Formerly 33-11.065, Amended 4-28-87, 7-12-89, 7-17-90, 10-16-90, 10-14-91, 2-17-93, 4-17-94, 7-17-94, 4-21-96, 6-1-97, 10-7-97, 3-11-98, 5-12-98, 7-9-98, 9-17-98, Formerly 33-11.0065, Amended 7-15-09, 4-19-10,_______.