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Work Opportunities For Offenders In Department Of Corrections

Concerning work opportunities for persons imprisoned by the department of corrections.
2022 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill clarifies the opportunities available to offenders inmates imprisoned by the department of corrections (department).

The bill clarifies that the rehabilitation and work opportunities available to offenders inmates are to promote the person's successful rehabilitation, reentry, and reintegration into the community.

The bill clarifies a distinction between external programs, which are administered by the division of correctional industries (division) in partnership with private employers that occur outside of department facilities, and internal programs, which are opportunities provided inside a department facility administered by the division and may be in partnership with employers outside of department facilities.

The bill amends offender inmate compensation and permissible deductions from an offender's inmate's account.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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