IN SB0349 | 2010 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 11 2010 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2010-01-28 - Senator Alting added as coauthor
Pending: Senate Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Provides that department of correction (department) rules concerning the maintenance of order and discipline among committed persons applies to persons placed in a community corrections program, assigned to a community transition program, or released on parole. Repeals a provision that requires a county that receives a grant from the department commissioner for the establishment and operation of a community corrections program to be charged a sum for certain persons committed to the department and confined in a state correctional facility. Requires that a community corrections plan must include a method to evaluate each component of the program to determine the overall use of department approved best practices for the program. Provides that the department must require community corrections programs to submit an evaluation of the use of department approved best practices for community correction program components in proposed budget requests. Provides that, for the purposes of the law concerning home detention, a home includes the residence of another person who is not part of the social unit formed by an offender's immediate family. Establishes certain standards and criteria for direct placement of offenders in community corrections programs. Specifies that, for purposes of the law concerning direct placement in community corrections programs: (1) "home" means the actual living area of the temporary or permanent residence of a person; and (2) a person who is placed in a community corrections program under the law is entitled to earn credit time. Allows a person to be deprived of credit time for violating a rule or condition of a community corrections program.

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Title

Community corrections.

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History

DateChamberAction
2010-01-28 Senator Alting added as coauthor
2010-01-11 First reading: referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters
2010-01-11 Authored by Senator Arnold

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