And GCC could also be lost as a result of disciplinary action, the website says.
When asked by CNN how many prisoners this would impact, the corrections department did not provide an answer.
The shift stems from Proposition 57
, “which voters overwhelmingly approved in
2016 and upheld in November
,” Vicky Waters
, Special Advisor and Assistant Secretary of Communications for the corrections department
, said in a statement to CNN
Prop 57 allows the corrections department “to award sentence credits for rehabilitation, 좋은 행동, or educational achievements” and requires the department “adopt regulations to implement new parole and sentence credit provisions and certify they enhance public safety,” its website says.
“These are emergency regulations which take effect today,” CDCR Press Secretary Dana Simas told CNN. “CDCR will submit permanent regulations for review, to include a public hearing and opportunity for public comment,” said Simas.
The effort incentivizes individuals to have “sustained good behavior and encourages them to participate in rehabilitative and educational programs, which can help reduce recidivism to make our communities safer,” Waters said.