2021 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 35 - Tennessee Criminal Sentencing Reform Act of 1989
Part 5 - Release and Parole
§ 40-35-502. Conversion of Fractions in Calculations

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-35-502 (2021)
  1. For purposes of calculating the release eligibility date, a fraction of a month is construed to mean:

    1. For one tenth (0.1) of a month, three (3) days;

    2. For two tenths (0.2) of a month, six (6) days;

    3. For three tenths (0.3) of a month, nine (9) days;

    4. For four tenths (0.4) of a month, twelve (12) days;

    5. For five tenths (0.5) of a month, fifteen (15) days;

    6. For six tenths (0.6) of a month, eighteen (18) days;

    7. For seven tenths (0.7) of a month, twenty-one (21) days;

    8. For eight tenths (0.8) of a month, twenty-four (24) days; and

    9. For nine tenths (0.9) of a month, twenty-seven (27) days.

  2. For purposes of calculating the release eligibility date for a sentence of less than one (1) year, a fraction of a day is construed to mean that the next day is the release eligibility date.
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