Raised S.B. No. 1129
Session Year 2015
 


AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO IDENTIFY AND TRACK THE HOMELESS, ADDICTED OR MENTALLY ILL PERSONS ENTERING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND CONCERNING THE EARNED RISK REDUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM.

To create a pilot program to identify and track the homeless, addicted or mentally ill persons entering the criminal justice system, with the intention of referring them to treatment and assistance as an alternative to incarceration and to reduce recidivism and to add to the list of crimes for which an inmate is sentenced and becomes ineligible to earn risk reduction credits and to require the warden to review and verify an inmate's record, if risk reduction credits are being applied to reduce such inmate's sentence.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/27/2015Public Hearing 04/01
 3/26/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of SB-1129

Sen. Danté Bartolomeo, 13th Dist.
Rep. Emil Altobello, 82nd Dist.
Sen. Henri Martin, 31st Dist.
Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.

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