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HB18-1040: Inmate Treatment Incentive Plans

Criminal Legal Reform | Issues
Bill Number: HB18-1040
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: A. Benavidez / R. Fields


Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment
of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and
Juvenile Justice Systems.
 The bill requires the department of corrections
to institute an incentive plan to contract for more mental health
professionals in difficult-to-serve geographic areas if the number of
inmates who need a treatment or service in the area exceeds the number
of available spaces by 20%.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (05/04/2018)
Sent to the Governor (04/26/2018)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (04/16/2018)
Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments (04/13/2018)
Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole (04/09/2018)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (03/26/2018)
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (03/21/2018)
House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations (02/22/2018)
House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole (03/16/2018)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary + Appropriations (01/10/2018)

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