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SB 228: Youth in Solitary Confinement

GENERAL BILL by Thurston

Youth in Solitary Confinement; Creating the "Youth in Solitary Confinement Reduction Act"; prohibiting the Department of Corrections or a local governmental body from subjecting youth prisoners to solitary confinement except under certain circumstances; providing for an individualized suicide crisis intervention plan for certain youth prisoners, if applicable; requiring the department and the board of county commissioners of each county that administers a detention facility or jail to review their policies relating to youth prisoners to evaluate whether the policies are necessary, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 9/19/2019 Senate - Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/6/2019 Senate • Filed
9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations