IN HB1065 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-2)
Status: Passed on May 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-05 - Public Law 239
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Regional holding facility. Provides that a "regional holding facility" is an existing facility that is currently established and operated by the department of correction (department) that offers mental health and substance abuse treatment, workforce development, educational programs, and other evidence based programs designed to reduce recidivism. Provides that a local economic development organization may enter into a regional holding facility lease agreement with the department of correction to: (1) address the issue of jail overcrowding in Indiana; (2) reduce recidivism by offering programs in an unused department of correction facility; and (3) obtain federal funding to operate the facility. Establishes conditions under which a county sheriff may transfer certain confined jail offenders to a regional holding facility. Establishes requirements for transfer agreements between the department and county sheriffs. Requires the department to collect data and report the outcomes of services provided by a regional holding facility to the legislative council. Provides that reimbursements paid by the state to the county for the costs of incarcerating a confined jail offender shall be used to pay for a confined jail offender housed in either a regional holding facility or a county jail. Provides that the Indiana criminal justice institute shall identify any federal, state, or local grants that can be used to assist in the funding and operation of regional holding facilities. Allows political subdivisions to enter into public-private agreements with an operator to accomplish the design, financing, construction, acquisition, improvement, renovation, equipping, operation, or maintenance of a regional jail. Establishes the county jail overcrowding task force to: (1) conduct a statewide review of jail overcrowding; and (2) study the issue of how to reduce recidivism for convicted felons in county jails by offering programs designed to reduce recidivism. Requires the justice reinvestment advisory council to conduct a statewide review of bail reform and pretrial issues and to identify common reasons and possible local, regional, and statewide solutions.

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Title

Regional holding facility. Provides that a "regional holding facility" is an existing facility that is currently established and operated by the department of correction (department) that offers mental health and substance abuse treatment, workforce development, educational programs, and other evidence based programs designed to reduce recidivism. Provides that a local economic development organization may enter into a regional holding facility lease agreement with the department of correction to: (1) address the issue of jail overcrowding in Indiana; (2) reduce recidivism by offering programs in an unused department of correction facility; and (3) obtain federal funding to operate the facility. Establishes conditions under which a county sheriff may transfer certain confined jail offenders to a regional holding facility. Establishes requirements for transfer agreements between the department and county sheriffs. Requires the department to collect data and report the outcomes of services provided by a regional holding facility to the legislative council. Provides that reimbursements paid by the state to the county for the costs of incarcerating a confined jail offender shall be used to pay for a confined jail offender housed in either a regional holding facility or a county jail. Provides that the Indiana criminal justice institute shall identify any federal, state, or local grants that can be used to assist in the funding and operation of regional holding facilities. Allows political subdivisions to enter into public-private agreements with an operator to accomplish the design, financing, construction, acquisition, improvement, renovation, equipping, operation, or maintenance of a regional jail. Establishes the county jail overcrowding task force to: (1) conduct a statewide review of jail overcrowding; and (2) study the issue of how to reduce recidivism for convicted felons in county jails by offering programs designed to reduce recidivism. Requires the justice reinvestment advisory council to conduct a statewide review of bail reform and pretrial issues and to identify common reasons and possible local, regional, and statewide solutions.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-04-22 - House - House - House concurred in Senate amendments (Y: 60 N: 27 NV: 1 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2019-04-16 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-04-11 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-19 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-11 - House - Third reading (Y: 74 N: 17 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2019-01-31 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 22 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-01-16 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 7 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-05HousePublic Law 239
2019-05-05HouseSigned by the Governor
2019-04-30SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2019-04-24SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2019-04-23HouseSigned by the Speaker
2019-04-22HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 581: yeas 60, nays 27
2019-04-22HouseMotion to concur filed
2019-04-16SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2019-04-16SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 476: yeas 47, nays 0
2019-04-15SenateAmendment #2 (Koch) prevailed; voice vote
2019-04-15SenateAmendment #1 (Koch) prevailed; voice vote
2019-04-15SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2019-04-15SenateSenator Leising added as cosponsor
2019-04-11SenateSenator Gaskill added as cosponsor
2019-04-11SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-03-21SenateCommittee report: amend do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations
2019-03-19SenateSenator Randolph added as cosponsor
2019-03-12SenateSenator Young M added as third sponsor
2019-03-04SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2019-02-12HouseReferred to the Senate
2019-02-11HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Koch and Sandlin
2019-02-11HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 128: yeas 74, nays 17
2019-02-07HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2019-02-04HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2019-01-17HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127
2019-01-17HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-01-10HouseRepresentatives McNamara and DeLaney added as coauthors
2019-01-07HouseRepresentative Steuerwald added as coauthor
2019-01-03HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2019-01-03HouseAuthored by Representative Frye R

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1065/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/e/7/0/0e70f2b2/HB1065.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/4/5/7/24578ebf/HB1065.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/5/8/f/a58f5a28/HB1065.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/c/6/7/6c67a4f0/HB1065.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/e/4/c/ce4cb952/HB1065.03.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/f/2/a/ef2a4124/HB1065.03.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/8/f/f/e8ff7ddc/HB1065.04.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/9/e/d/d9ed814e/HB1065.04.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/1/d/d/c1dd76b6/HB1065.05.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/0/5/2/50525df4/HB1065.05.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/8/d/2/a8d2ceb3/HB1065.06.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/a/9/0/3a903fd8/HB1065.06.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/9/4/7/3947515b/HB1065.07.ENRS.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/f/a/d/ffad32ff/HB1065.01.INTR.02.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/2/3/9/b2390ce8/HB1065.02.COMH.02.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/1/8/1/318124fd/HB1065.128.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/7/3/6/e7368b46/HB1065.03.COMH.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/e/f/e/befeb3d5/HB1065.04.COMS.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/7/2/0/b/720b4bc6/HB1065.476.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/6/c/7/46c7dfd6/HB1065.581.pdf

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