H.R.61

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an alternate release date for certain nonviolent offenders, and for other purposes.

1/6/2009--Introduced.

Federal Prison Bureau Nonviolent Offender Relief Act of 2009- Amends the federal criminal code to direct the Bureau of Prisons, pursuant to a good time policy, to release a prisoner who has served one half or more of his or her term of imprisonment if that prisoner: (1) has attained age 45; (2) has never been convicted of a crime of violence; and (3) has not engaged in any violation, involving violent conduct, of institutional disciplinary regulations.

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