Prisoners; medical and psychiatric benefits. (SB138)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medical and psychiatric benefits for prisoners.Requires the Department of Corrections to take reasonable steps to identify any benefits, including any Social Security or Veterans Administration benefits, for which a prisoner may be eligible and take such steps as may be necessary to ensure that benefits are available to the prisoner at the time of release. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083124304
01/04/2008Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/21/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB138)
01/25/2008Continued to 2009 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/05/2008Left in Rehabilitation and Social Services