Current with changes from the 65th Legislature, Special Session, Ch. 3
Section 7-13-420 - Good time allowances(a) The governor, after consultation with the board and the department, shall adopt rules and regulations to establish a system of good time and special good time allowances for inmates of and parolees from any state penal institution, any institution which houses Wyoming inmates pursuant to W.S. 7-3-401 or any correctional facility operated pursuant to a contract with the state under W.S. 7-22-102 or inmates or parolees transferred to a community correctional facility pursuant to W.S. 7-18-109 or 7-18-115. The rules may provide either for good time to be deducted from the maximum sentence or for good time to be deducted from the minimum sentence imposed by the sentencing court, or both, and may provide for the removal of previously earned good time allowances and the withholding of future good time allowances.(b) The rules and regulations adopted by the governor as provided by this section shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state but shall at all times be considered rules relating to the internal management of state penal institutions and not affecting private rights of inmates. The granting, refusal to grant, withholding or restoration of good time or special good time allowances to inmates shall be a matter of grace and not that of right of inmates. (c) The court may adjust the period of a probationer's supervised probation on the recommendation of the probation and parole agent, which shall be based on the probationer's positive progression towards the goals of the case plan as well as the overall compliance with the conditions imposed by the court.(d) The rules established under subsection (a) of this section shall:(i) Provide that good time may be awarded for time the sentencing court awards as jail credit in the judgment and sentence if the inmate or parolee would have otherwise received good time credit if the inmate or parolee had served that time in an institution eligible under subsection (a) of this section;(ii) Provide that good time may be awarded for any time an inmate or parolee spends in custody from the date of sentencing until admission to an institution eligible under subsection (a) of this section;(iii) Require the department to consult with the county sheriff to determine whether good time should be awarded to an inmate or parolee before awarding good time for jail credit under this subsection.Amended by Laws 2020, ch. 28,§ 1, eff. 7/1/2020.Amended by Laws 2011, ch. 30,§ 1, eff. 7/1/2011.