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SF 3330

as introduced - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to corrections; authorizing the commissioner 
  1.3             of corrections to establish and operate alternative 
  1.4             residential programs for juveniles; deleting a 
  1.5             reference to a closed correctional facility; changing 
  1.6             the data collection date for the Interstate Compact 
  1.7             for Supervision of Parolees and Probationers Report; 
  1.8             requiring an offender in phase II of the challenge 
  1.9             incarceration program to report to an agent or program 
  1.10            staff; requiring that pretrial diversion reports 
  1.11            prepared by county attorneys be submitted to the state 
  1.12            court administrator; appropriating money; amending 
  1.13            Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 242.32, by adding a 
  1.14            subdivision; 242.55; 243.162, subdivision 3; 244.172, 
  1.15            subdivision 2; and 401.065, subdivision 4. 
  1.17     Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 242.32, is 
  1.18  amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
  1.20  commissioner of corrections may establish and operate 
  1.21  alternative residential programs for juveniles.  Programming is 
  1.22  available to court and social service agencies for placement of 
  1.23  juveniles to act as early intervention in juvenile crime.  The 
  1.24  commissioner shall require participating state or federal 
  1.25  agencies and local units of government to pay the cost of the 
  1.26  programming.  Funds received by the commissioner for the cost of 
  1.27  programming from state and federal agencies and local units of 
  1.28  government under this subdivision must be deposited in the state 
  1.29  treasury and credited to a special account.  Money in the 
  1.30  account is appropriated to the commissioner to fund the 
  2.1   programming. 
  2.2      Sec.  2.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 242.55, is 
  2.3   amended to read: 
  2.4      242.55 [ACADEMIC PROGRAM.] 
  2.5      The academic program at the Minnesota correctional 
  2.6   facility-Red Wing and the Minnesota correctional facility-Sauk 
  2.7   Centre shall be conducted on a 12-month basis. 
  2.8      Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 243.162, 
  2.9   subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
  2.10     Subd. 3.  [REPORTS.] The commissioner of corrections shall 
  2.11  collect the data required under subdivision 2 for all years 
  2.12  beginning in 1990.  The commissioner shall report to the 
  2.13  legislature by February 15, 1996, the data collected for years 
  2.14  1990 to 1995.  The commissioner shall report data collected for 
  2.15  each subsequent year to the legislature by January March 15 of 
  2.16  each odd-numbered year. 
  2.17     Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 244.172, 
  2.18  subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
  2.19     Subd. 2.  [PHASE II.] Phase II of the program lasts at 
  2.20  least six months.  The offender shall serve this phase of the 
  2.21  offender's sentence in an intensive supervision and surveillance 
  2.22  program established by the commissioner.  The commissioner may 
  2.23  impose such requirements on the offender as are necessary to 
  2.24  carry out the goals of the program.  Throughout phase II, the 
  2.25  offender must be required to submit to drug and alcohol tests 
  2.26  randomly or for cause, on demand of the supervising agent.  The 
  2.27  commissioner shall also require the offender to report daily to 
  2.28  a day-reporting facility designated by the commissioner 
  2.29  challenge incarceration agent or program staff. 
  2.30     Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 401.065, 
  2.31  subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
  2.32     Subd. 4.  [REPORTS.] By January 1, 1995, and biennially 
  2.33  thereafter, each county attorney shall report to the department 
  2.34  of corrections state court administrator and the legislature on 
  2.35  the operation of a pretrial diversion program required by this 
  2.36  section.  The report shall include a description of the program, 
  3.1   the number of offenders participating in the program, the number 
  3.2   and characteristics of the offenders who successfully complete 
  3.3   the program, the number and characteristics of the offenders who 
  3.4   fail to complete the program, and an evaluation of the program's 
  3.5   effect on the operation of the criminal justice system in the 
  3.6   county.