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HB20-1262:Housing Assistance Justice System Transition Money

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB20-1262
Year: 2020
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: D. Esgar / J. McCluskie /D. Moreno / R. Zenzinger

Description:

Joint Budget Committee. The housing assistance for persons
transitioning from the criminal or juvenile justice system cash fund (cash
fund), which is administered by the division of housing in the department
of local affairs (division), currently includes reversions from unspent
general fund appropriations to the division of criminal justice. The bill
repeals these reversions and replaces it with money that the division
receives from the department of corrections or the department of human
services from amounts the general assembly appropriated to those
departments for persons transitioning from the criminal or juvenile justice
system. The bill also adds explicit authority for the general assembly to
appropriate this money to the departments of corrections and human
services.


Current Status:

Governor Signed (03/20/2020)
Sent to the Governor (03/10/2020)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (02/28/2020)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Appropriations (02/13/20)
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (02/13/20)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Appropriations (02/03/20)



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