Corrections Private Management Act; name change, private management prohibited. (SB837)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Corrections Private Management Act; name change; private management prohibited. Removes the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections pursuant to the Corrections Private Management Act (the Act) to enter into contracts with prison contractors for the operation of prison facilities, including management, custody of inmates, and provision of security. The bill does not affect the Director's authority pursuant to the Act, renamed by the bill the Corrections Private Services Act, to enter into private contracts for other correctional services, including those related to food service, medical care, transportation, sanitation, information systems, education and training programs, recreational or religious activities, financing, construction, or maintenance. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102321D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB837)
01/24/2020Passed by indefinitely in Rehabilitation and Social Services with letter (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2020Letter sent to the Department of Corrections