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HB 1301: Incarcerated Women with Newborn Children


Incarcerated Women with Newborn Children; Requires women inmates in state & county correctional systems who have newborn children be allowed visitation & physical touch privileges with their newborn children; prohibits such inmates from being relocated during term of their imprisonment; requires such inmates be allowed to be involved in determining care of their newborn children; requires sheriffs & chief correctional officers to adopt model standards relating to such inmates.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2019 House • Filed
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 130
3/8/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 378
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee