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HB 531: Treatment of Inmates

GENERAL BILL by Hart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Joseph ; Polo ; Smith, C. ; Valdes

Treatment of Inmates; Requires DOC rules include certain inmate rights; provides requirements for disciplinary confinement of inmates; specifies basic rights; creates presumption that inmates meeting specified conditions are permanently incapacitated for purposes of consideration for conditional medical release; requires DOC to conduct study.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/5/2019 House • Filed
11/15/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 44
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 44
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee