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SB 178: Visiting County and Municipal Detention Facilities


Visiting County and Municipal Detention Facilities; Authorizing specified persons to visit at their pleasure county and municipal detention facilities; prohibiting persons not otherwise authorized by law from entering such facilities; prohibiting the unreasonable withholding of permission for professional journalists or writers to enter such facilities, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2021 Senate • Filed
9/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 9
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 9
1/20/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/25/22, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/25/2022 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 218
1/26/2022 Senate • Now in Judiciary
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Judiciary