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HB18-1040 Inmate Treatment Incentive Plans

Criminal Justice | Issues
Bill Number: HB18-1039
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:

Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary + Appropriations (01/10/2018)

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