Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties. (SB1363)

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Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


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Board of Local and Regional Jails; powers and duties. Restores the authority of the Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board) to (i) ensure the development of long-range policies, programs, and plans for corrections services provided at the state and local levels, (ii) review and comment on all budgets and requests for appropriations for the Department of Corrections (the Department) prior to submission to the Governor and on all applications for federal funds, (iii) monitor the activities of the Department and its effectiveness in implementing the standards and goals of the Board, and (iv) authorize the payment of medical expenses incurred by a prisoner after his release or discharge from the Department when such expenses are the result of an injury suffered by the prisoner while incarcerated and not caused by the misconduct of the prisoner. Chapter 375 of the Acts of Assembly of 2011 repealed the Board's authority to perform these tasks. Read the Bill »


01/13/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101941D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

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