Category: Crime and Public Safety
HB 282 (2017)
House/Senate Bill: House
Description: Changes the procedures for work release programs for prisoners, so that a prisoner must be in the last year of his minimum sentence, but the Commissioner of Corrections is not required to notify the courts and prosecutors of the release. This bill also allows release for higher education, not just employment or public service.
Bill Sponsor: Peter Schmidt
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Wed, 01/11/2017
Next Voting Date: Thu, 01/26/2017