View Full Version : Florida prison - how much time will an inmate serve in FL?


mldett
12-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Can anyone tell me what % someone will serve if they are sentenced to prison in Fla?

telly28
12-29-2010, 11:48 AM
It used to 85% of thier time, but I am 90% sure they recently changed it to 68% of thier time. I not 100% sure though :confused:

Niki
12-29-2010, 11:53 AM
Anyone sentenced to prison in Florida will serve a minimum of 85% unless they receive a mandatory sentence. They will start off with a release date of 100% of their sentence minus any credit for time served in jail while awaiting sentencing. They can then earn up to 10 days gain time per month until they get to the 85% point. Gain time can be taken away for bad behavior (DR's).

JenZ
12-29-2010, 12:08 PM
Can anyone tell me what % someone will serve if they are sentenced to prison in Fla?


My honey is on the 65% his charges are from 1991 though. I believe it is now 85%, but don't quote me on that!

mldett
12-30-2010, 09:28 AM
It used to 85% of thier time, but I am 90% sure they recently changed it to 68% of thier time. I not 100% sure though :confused:

thanks, I like the 68 over the 85:p

mldett
12-30-2010, 09:36 AM
Can anyone tell me what % someone will serve if they are sentenced to prison in Fla?
thanks for the info...

KingsWifey
12-30-2010, 10:11 AM
From FLDOC site

Offenders who committed their offenses on or after October 1, 1995 are required to serve a minimum of 85% of their court-imposed sentences prior to their release. Offenders released in May 2009 served an average of 86.8% of their sentence. The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders has significantly increased in the last 10 years ( May 1999, 76.9% versus May 2009, 86.8%). For the last four years, inmates released from Florida prisons have actually served MORE than 85% of their sentences, on average.

http://www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/timeserv/doing/index.html

Niki
12-30-2010, 10:45 AM
It used to 85% of thier time, but I am 90% sure they recently changed it to 68% of thier time. I not 100% sure though :confused:

Wishful thinking!!! It's still 85%. There are constant rumors about changing this but with the new governor I don't see that happening anytime soon.

gargusra
12-30-2010, 02:23 PM
my cousins dad who is in polk ci said he will be getting out 2 years earlier because in jan it is being changed to 68%idk if thats just a rumor but he was convinced hes getting out soon

amickeyfan
12-30-2010, 06:43 PM
my cousins dad who is in polk ci said he will be getting out 2 years earlier because in jan it is being changed to 68%idk if thats just a rumor but he was convinced hes getting out soon
I do think that is just a rumor, the same rumor that has been around for some time now...

YulyDGonzalez
01-17-2011, 10:40 AM
Yeap. It's only rumors, my husband is still thinking that the new governor will change to 65%. I will love to see it happening :/

alwayshim
01-17-2011, 11:19 AM
Its not going to happen as long as florida has a republican government.

jockeyperry
02-25-2011, 11:09 AM
When is the gain time updated on the FLDOC website?