Category: Crime and Public Safety
HB 613 (2017)
House/Senate Bill: House
Description: Establishes new standards and procedures for the use of long-term isolation confinement in state correctional facilities. For example, this bill gives inmates a right to a hearing before being held in long-term isolation. The House amended the bill to instead require that the prison be audited by the American Correctional Association to ensure that the facilities are accredited.
Bill Sponsor: Elizabeth Edwards
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Thu, 01/11/2018
Next Voting Date: Tue, 03/06/2018