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HB 7083: Correctional Privatization

GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; McBurney

Correctional Privatization; Requires Department of Management Services, in consultation with DOC, to competitively procure management & operation of correctional facilities & assigned correctional units for certain counties; provides exceptions; specifies time periods; requires responsive proposals to include specified cost savings; requires adherence to specified laws; provides for operational capacities; specifies disposition of certain funds; provides for inmate classification; provides requirements for certain population figures; provides for specific performance measures & levels of expected performance for contractor; requires reports by DOC; requires development & submission of transition plan & recommended operating budget revisions & cost-benefit analysis to LBC by specified date; provides requirements for such submissions; provides employment preference for current employees of affected facilities; requires DOC to make reasonable efforts to find suitable job placements for certain of those employees.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Appropriations Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/30/2012 House • Filed
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 303
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/01/12, 11:00 am, Webster Hall --Removed from meeting agenda
• Introduced -HJ 303
2/14/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/15/12, 8:00 am, Webster Hall --Removed from agenda
3/9/2012 House • Died in Appropriations Committee