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HF 1270

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 01:46am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to corrections; requiring development of pilot project for short-term
offender commitments; appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginREVOCATION CENTER PILOT PROJECT; REPORT.
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new text begin (a) The commissioner of corrections shall develop a pilot project for detention
and supervision of persons committed to the commissioner of corrections under section
609.105. The proposal must address the care, custody, and programming for offenders
with remaining terms of imprisonment of less than one year. The proposal must specify
that eligible organizations include: (1) private vendors; (2) a county partnership; (3)
nonprofit entities; or (4) any other state partnerships that have facilities in Hennepin or
Ramsey Counties.
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new text begin (b) The commissioner must consider the following factors in developing the
proposal:
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new text begin (1) type and length of programming for short-term offenders, including supervision,
mental health and chemical dependency treatment options, and educational and vocational
training opportunities;
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new text begin (2) medical care;
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new text begin (3) the transport of offenders to and from any facility;
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new text begin (4) detailed current and future costs and per diems associated with the facility;
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new text begin (5) admission and release procedures of the proposed facility;
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new text begin (6) insurance of proposed vendor; and
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new text begin (7) other factors deemed appropriate for consideration by the commissioner of
corrections.
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new text begin (c) By December 1, 2009, the commissioner of corrections shall report the pilot
project proposal to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees
having jurisdiction over public safety policy and finance.
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