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Reentry Workforce Development Cash Assistance Pilot Program

Concerning the creation of a reentry workforce development cash assistance pilot program for persons who were incarcerated.
2024 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill creates the reentry workforce development cash assistance pilot program (pilot program) in the department of corrections (department) to provide cash assistance to persons who enroll and participate in workforce services or training programs after incarceration. The pilot program provides a total payment of up to $3,000 to eligible persons for basic life expenses.

The bill requires the department to contract with an organization to administer the pilot program, perform an annual survey of pilot program recipients, and produce an annual report that is submitted to the judiciary committees of the senate and house of representatives.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Coleman, Sen. J. Gonzales
Rep. J. Mabrey, Rep. M. Young



The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details