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Chapter 217

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  *217.703.  Until December 31, 2016 — Earned compliance credits awarded, when. — 1.  The division of probation and parole shall award earned compliance credits to any offender who is:

  (1)  Not subject to lifetime supervision under sections 217.735 and 559.106 or otherwise found to be ineligible to earn credits by a court pursuant to subsection 2 of this section;

  (2)  On probation, parole, or conditional release for an offense listed in chapter 195 or for a class C or D felony, excluding the offenses of aggravated stalking, rape in the second degree, sexual assault, sodomy in the second degree, deviate sexual assault, assault in the second degree under subdivision (2) of subsection 1 of section 565.060, sexual misconduct involving a child, endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree under subdivision (2) of subsection 1 of section 568.045, incest, invasion of privacy, and abuse of a child;

  (3)  Supervised by the board; and

  (4)  In compliance with the conditions of supervision imposed by the sentencing court or board.

  2.  If an offender was placed on probation, parole, or conditional release for an offense of:

  (1)  Involuntary manslaughter in the first degree;

  (2)  Involuntary manslaughter in the second degree;

  (3)  Assault in the second degree except under subdivision (2) of subsection 1 of section 565.060;

  (4)  Domestic assault in the second degree;

  (5)  Assault of a law enforcement officer in the second degree;

  (6)  Statutory rape in the second degree;

  (7)  Statutory sodomy in the second degree;

  (8)  Endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree under subdivision (1) of subsection 1 of section 568.045; or

  (9)  Any case in which the defendant is found guilty of a felony offense under chapter 571,

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the sentencing court may, upon its own motion or a motion of the prosecuting or circuit attorney, make a finding that the offender is ineligible to earn compliance credits because the nature and circumstances of the offense or the history and character of the offender indicate that a longer term of probation, parole, or conditional release is necessary for the protection of the public or the guidance of the offender.  The motion may be made any time prior to the first month in which the person may earn compliance credits under this section.  The offender's ability to earn credits shall be suspended until the court or board makes its finding.  If the court or board finds that the offender is eligible for earned compliance credits, the credits shall begin to accrue on the first day of the next calendar month following the issuance of the decision.

  3.  Earned compliance credits shall reduce the term of probation, parole, or conditional release by thirty days for each full calendar month of compliance with the terms of supervision.  Credits shall begin to accrue for eligible offenders after the first full calendar month of supervision or on October 1, 2012, if the offender began a term of probation, parole, or conditional release before September 1, 2012.

  4.  For the purposes of this section, the term "compliance" shall mean the absence of an initial violation report submitted by a probation or parole officer during a calendar month, or a motion to revoke or motion to suspend filed by a prosecuting or circuit attorney, against the offender.

  5.  Credits shall not accrue during any calendar month in which a violation report has been submitted or a motion to revoke or motion to suspend has been filed, and shall be suspended pending the outcome of a hearing, if a hearing is held.  If no hearing is held or the court or board finds that the violation did not occur, then the offender shall be deemed to be in compliance and shall begin earning credits on the first day of the next calendar month following the month in which the report was submitted or the motion was filed.  All earned credits shall be rescinded if the court or board revokes the probation or parole or the court places the offender in a department program under subsection 4 of section 559.036.  Earned credits shall continue to be suspended for a period of time during which the court or board has suspended the term of probation, parole, or release, and shall begin to accrue on the first day of the next calendar month following the lifting of the suspension.

  6.  Offenders who are deemed by the division to be absconders shall not earn credits.  For purposes of this subsection, "absconder" shall mean an offender under supervision who has left such offender's place of residency without the permission of the offender's supervising officer for the purpose of avoiding supervision.  An offender shall no longer be deemed an absconder when such offender is available for active supervision.

  7.  Notwithstanding subsection 2 of section 217.730 to the contrary, once the combination of time served in custody, if applicable, time served on probation, parole, or conditional release, and earned compliance credits satisfy the total term of probation, parole, or conditional release, the board or sentencing court shall order final discharge of the offender, so long as the offender has completed at least two years of his or her probation or parole, which shall include any time served in custody under section 217.718 and sections 559.036 and 559.115.

  8.  The award or rescission of any credits earned under this section shall not be subject to appeal or any motion for postconviction relief.

  9.  At least twice a year, the division shall calculate the number of months the offender has remaining on his or her term of probation, parole, or conditional release, taking into consideration any earned compliance credits, and notify the offender of the length of the remaining term.

  10.  No less than sixty days before the date of final discharge, the division shall notify the sentencing court, the board, and, for probation cases, the circuit or prosecuting attorney of the impending discharge.  If the sentencing court, the board, or the circuit or prosecuting attorney upon receiving such notice does not take any action under subsection 5 of this section, the offender shall be discharged under subsection 7 of this section.

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(L. 2012 H.B. 1525, A.L. 2013 H.B. 215)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491 and further amended by H.B. 1371, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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