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2023 Jail Standards Commission Final Report

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Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
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As outlined in HB22-1063, the Colorado Jail Standards Commission (commission) must recommend standards for jails and report these recommendations to the Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning Colorado Jail Standards (legislative oversight committee). The commission consists of 22 people representing various perspectives, backgrounds, parties, and interests. Commissioners include county commissioners, elected county sheriffs and their staff, medical and mental health professionals, employees of state agencies, people with lived experience of incarceration, and advocates and attorneys who represent and advocate on behalf of people experiencing incarceration.

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