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HF 218

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/25/2021 05:34pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to corrections; directing the commissioner of corrections to issue a grant
to a qualified nongovernmental organization to assist inmates in finding meaningful
employment after release from incarceration.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginPOSTRELEASE EMPLOYMENT FOR INMATES; REQUEST FOR
PROPOSALS; GRANT.
new text end

new text begin (a) By September 1, 2021, the commissioner of corrections must issue a request for
proposals to identify a nongovernmental organization to provide curriculum and corporate
mentors to inmates and assist inmates in finding meaningful employment upon release from
a correctional facility.
new text end

new text begin (b) An interested organization must submit an application to the commissioner on a form
prescribed by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (c) By December 1, 2021, the commissioner shall award a $300,000 grant to the applicant
that is best qualified to provide the programming described in paragraph (a).
new text end