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HB 165: Youth in Solitary Confinement

GENERAL BILL by Driskell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Eskamani ; Jenne ; Polo ; Polsky

Youth in Solitary Confinement; Prohibits DOC or local government from subjecting youth to solitary confinement; limits cell confinement youth prisoners; provides protection for youth prisoners in emergency cell confinement; provides for individualized suicide crisis intervention plan; requires youth prisoners in disciplinary cells be allotted services & other benefits; requires review of policies relating to youth prisoners.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/13/2019 House • Filed
9/25/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 19
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 19
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee