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SB 1220: Work Release for Nonviolent and Low-risk Offenders


Work Release for Nonviolent and Low-risk Offenders; Requiring, rather than authorizing, the Department of Corrections to adopt rules to allow inmates who are incarcerated for nonviolent offenses and who are considered low-risk offenders to participate in, unaccompanied by a custodial agent and for a prescribed time, work at paid employment, to participate in an education or a training program, or to voluntarily serve a public or nonprofit agency or faith-based service group in the community, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/24/2017 Senate • Filed
    3/6/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 129
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 129
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 1220, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/24/2017 at 10:21 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    944.516 Money or other property received for personal use or benefit of inmate; deposit; disposition of unclaimed trust funds. Page 6 (pdf)
    944.704 Staff who provide transition assistance; duties. Page 6 (pdf)
    945.091 Extension of the limits of confinement; restitution by employed inmates. Page 2 (pdf)
    945.0913 Inmates prohibited from driving state-owned vehicles to transport inmates in a work-release program. Page 6 (pdf)
    945.092 Limits on work-release and minimum security custody for persons who have committed the crime of escape. Page 7 (pdf)
    946.503 Definitions to be used with respect to correctional work programs. Page 8 (pdf)

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