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.
Last Action: 3/28/2019 House - Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 544
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 97
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/05/19, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall -HJ 97
• Introduced -HJ 97
• Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 352
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 352
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 3:30 pm, Morris Hall
• 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
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 544
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