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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

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  • 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    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 1301, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2019 at 4:36 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1326 Incarcerated Women with Newborn Children Powell Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Criminal Justice
    H 1015 Female Inmates with Newborn Children Newton Compare Last Action: 2/22/2019 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 105

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    944.09 Rules of the department; offenders, probationers, and parolees. Page 4 (pdf)
    944.24 Administration of correctional institutions for women. Page 1 (pdf)
    944.611 Legislative intent. Page 5 (pdf)
    951.175 Provision of programs for women. Page 3 (pdf)
    951.23 County and municipal detention facilities; definitions; administration; standards and requirements. Page 6 (pdf)

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