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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

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  • 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    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1934, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/10/2022 at 9:20 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 765 Youth in Solitary Confinement Rayner Similar Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    S 206 Inmate Confinement Farmer Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    944.09 Rules of the department; offenders, probationers, and parolees. Page 8 (pdf)
    944.279 Disciplinary procedures applicable to prisoner for filing frivolous or malicious actions or bringing false information before court. Page 10 (pdf)
    951.23 County and municipal detention facilities; definitions; administration; standards and requirements. Page 9 (pdf)
    958.155 Page 3 (pdf)

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