Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation 1.17.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.30.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.6.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.10.2020. Executive action taken in Ways & Means on 2.11.2020; 1st substitute bill passed and passed onto Rules Committee for second reading. Feb 17. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.17.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted.  Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.18.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Public Safety on 2.25.2020 at 3:30 p.m. Executive session scheduled in the House Committee on Public Safety on 2.27.2020 at 8:00 a.m. (updated 2.21.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Stanford
Family interaction during incarceration shall be increased by expanding eligibility for family visitation. Family is expanded to include aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and immediate adoptive family. 

Transparency and availability of services inside correctional institutions shall be required. Information around telecommunication options, rates, and fees shall be made readily accessible. 

The indigent cap of $10 shall be increased to $25. This refers to the amount of money an inmate can have in their institutional account.