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SB 1934: Solitary Confinement of Incarcerated Youths


Solitary Confinement of Incarcerated Youths; Creating the “Incarcerated Youths in Solitary Confinement Reduction Act”; prohibiting the Department of Corrections and local governmental bodies from placing incarcerated youths in solitary confinement, with specified exceptions; limiting the period of time for which incarcerated youths may be placed in disciplinary cell confinement; requiring that, within a specified time and at specified intervals, a mental health clinician perform a face-to-face evaluation of incarcerated youths who are placed in emergency cell confinement; requiring that restrictions imposed on incarcerated youths who are placed in protective custody be the least restrictive necessary to maintain the safety of such youths and others, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 169
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 169
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice