Prisoners; orders permitting to work on public works projects. (SB1290)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Orders permitting prisoners to work on public works projects; sentencing. Provides that a circuit court or general district court judge may request any local governing body within the judicial circuit or district of such judge to establish prisoner workforces. The bill adds prisoner workforces to the list of authorized workplaces that a circuit court or general district court can order a prisoner to perform work and receive credit toward his sentence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103108D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/20/2017Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)