Prisoner Reentry Fund; created. (SB1080)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Telephone systems within state correctional facilities. Creates a nonreverting Prisoner Reentry Fund consisting of payments received as commission payments for telephone systems established within correctional facilities. The fund is to be used for independent pre-release and post-release transition services programs and administered through the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill also caps commission payments to the Commonwealth at 10% of the amount paid by the individuals who use the service. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075063792
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/19/2007Rereferred to Finance