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Authorize Department Of Corrections Inspector General To Apprehend Fugitives

Concerning the authority of the office of the inspector general in the department of corrections to apprehend fugitives.
2023 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The act expands the duties of the office of the inspector general in the department of corrections (department) to include, upon request of law enforcement, seeking out and arresting any fugitive from a correctional facility and assisting law enforcement in the apprehension of any fugitives from justice throughout the state. The department is required to annually report to the general assembly about the inspector general's work apprehending, and assisting law enforcement agencies with apprehending, fugitives.

APPROVED by Governor June 5, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/05/2023 Signed Act PDF
    05/15/2023 Final Act PDF
    05/06/2023 Rerevised PDF
    05/03/2023 Revised PDF
    04/10/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    04/06/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/20/2023 Introduced PDF

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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