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CS/HB 953: Inmate Reentry

GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Stone

Inmate Reentry; Authorizes DOC to increase number of employees serving as transition specialists & employment specialists; requires transition assistance staff to provide specified information; requires DOC to establish telephone hotline for released offenders & provide community reentry resource directory; requires DOC to allow certain organizations to provide reentry services; authorizes expanded use of job assignment credentialing & industry certifications; requires DOC to develop prison entrepreneurship program.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2019 House • Filed
2/28/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 97
3/1/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/05/19, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall -HJ 97
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 97
• Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 352
3/6/2019 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 352
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 3:30 pm, Morris Hall
3/27/2019 House • CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 537
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 516
3/28/2019 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 544
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee