HB 531: Treatment of Inmates
GENERAL BILL by Hart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Joseph ; Polo ; Smith, C. ; Valdes
Treatment of Inmates; Requires DOC rules include certain inmate rights; provides requirements for disciplinary confinement of inmates; specifies basic rights; creates presumption that inmates meeting specified conditions are permanently incapacitated for purposes of consideration for conditional medical release; requires DOC to conduct study.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 44
• Introduced -HJ 44
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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