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BILL SUMMARY For UPDATES FROM THE RECIDIVISM STUDY GROUPS: COMMON DEFINITION AND ALTERNATIVE MATRIX

INTERIM COMMITTEE  RECIDIVISM INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE
Date Sep 13, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court



Updates from the Recidivism Study Groups: Common Definition and Alternative Matrix - Committee Discussion Only


11:02:43 AM  

Maureen Cain, Office of the State Public Defender, provided an update from the study group that worked on a common or universal definition of recidivism.  She shared a document on a proposed bill concept found here:  https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/recidivism_interim_committee_common_definition_working_group_-_draft_proposal_for_interim_committee_discussion_on_sept_13.pdf..

Ms. Cain proceeded to discuss a shared definition used in other state agencies.  Committee discussion followed about whether to put a recidivism definition in state statute.

Committee members discussed what constitutes a recidivism event.  Discussion continued about other recidivism definitions and accountability and review. 

11:25:17 AM  

Committee members discussed the recidivism definition used by the Division of Youth Services and then proceeded to talk about data sharing. 

Committee members next discussed the benefits of having a common framework for measuring recidivism. 

11:35:29 AM  

Greg Saiz, representing the State Board of Parole, presented recommendations from the alternative metrics study group.  His presentation may be found at this link:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Ri3r9gEBAdXCUU7ZqAdzCZIoPjbvZRSEeJJQU7sBhLM/edit#slide=id.gc6f9e470d_0_0.

The committee discussed recommendations, Versions A and B, in the document referenced above,  Further discussion ensued about interoperability between data systems, education, and tracking behavioral health measures. 

 

 

12:04:30 PM  

Committee members revisited a bill from 2020 about interoperability (SB20-060). 






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