Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation 1.17.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.30.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.6.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.10.2020. Executive action taken in Ways & Means on 2.11.2020; 1st substitute bill passed and passed onto Rules Committee for second reading. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.17.2020 1st substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.18.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety on 2.25.2020. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety on 2.27.2020; majority pass. Referred to Appropriations on 2.28.2020. Public hearing and executive action in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2.29.2020; majority pass. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 3.3.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 3.4.2020. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 3.5.2020. IN THE SENATE: President signed on 3.9.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Speaker signed on 3.10.2020. OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION. Delivered to Governor on 3.11.2020. (updated 3.13.2020) 

 

 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

Passed

Sponsor

Sen. Stanford
Family interaction during incarceration shall be increased by expanding eligibility for family visitation. Family is expanded to include aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and immediate adoptive family. 

Transparency and availability of services inside correctional institutions shall be required. Information around telecommunication options, rates, and fees shall be made readily accessible. 

The indigent cap of $10 shall be increased to $25. This refers to the amount of money an inmate can have in their institutional account.