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SF 3427

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/20/2020 03:33pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; requiring a report on statistics for individuals convicted
as an extended jurisdiction juvenile; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections
241.016; 244.19, subdivision 3; 401.06.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 241.016, is amended to read:


241.016 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT REQUIRED.

Subdivision 1.

Biennial report.

(a) The Department of Corrections shall submit a
performance report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the senate and house of
representatives committees and divisions having jurisdiction over criminal justice funding
by January 15 of each odd-numbered year. The issuance and content of the report must
include the following:

(1) department strategic mission, goals, and objectives;

(2) the department-wide per diem, adult facility-specific per diems, and an average per
diem, reported in a standard calculated method as outlined in the departmental policies and
procedures;

(3) department annual statistics as outlined in the departmental policies and procedures;
and

(4) information about prison-based mental health programs, including, but not limited
to, the availability of these programs, participation rates, and completion rates.

(b) The department shall maintain recidivism rates for adult facilities on an annual basis.
In addition, each year the department shall, on an alternating basis, complete a recidivism
analysis of adult facilities, juvenile services, and the community services divisions and
include a three-year recidivism analysis in the report described in paragraph (a). The
recidivism analysis must: (1) assess education programs, vocational programs, treatment
programs, including mental health programs, industry, and employment; and (2) assess
statewide re-entry policies and funding, including postrelease treatment, education, training,
and supervision. In addition, when reporting recidivism for the department's adult and
juvenile facilities, the department shall report on the extent to which offenders it has assessed
as chemically dependent commit new offenses, with separate recidivism rates reported for
persons completing and not completing the department's treatment programs.

new text begin (c) The department shall maintain annual statistics related to the supervision of extended
jurisdiction juveniles and include those statistics in the report described in paragraph (a).
The statistics must include:
new text end

new text begin (1) the total number and population demographics of individuals under supervision in
adult facilities, juvenile facilities, and the community who were convicted as an extended
jurisdiction juvenile;
new text end

new text begin (2) the number of individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile who
successfully completed probation in the previous year;
new text end

new text begin (3) the number of individuals identified in clause (2) for whom the court terminated
jurisdiction before the person became 21 years of age pursuant to section 260B.193,
subdivision 5;
new text end

new text begin (4) the number of individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile whose
sentences were executed; and
new text end

new text begin (5) the average length of time individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile
spend on probation.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 244.19, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Powers and duties.

All county probation officers serving a district court shall
act under the orders of the court in reference to any person committed to their care by the
court, and in the performance of their duties shall have the general powers of a peace officer;
and it shall be their duty to make such investigations with regard to any person as may be
required by the court before, during, or after the trial or hearing, and to furnish to the court
such information and assistance as may be required; to take charge of any person before,
during or after trial or hearing when so directed by the court, and to keep such records and
to make such reports to the court as the court may order.

All county probation officers serving a district court shall, in addition, provide probation
and parole services to wards of the commissioner of corrections resident in the counties
they serve, and shall act under the orders of said commissioner of corrections in reference
to any ward committed to their care by the commissioner of corrections.

All probation officers serving a district court shall, under the direction of the authority
having power to appoint them, initiate programs for the welfare of persons coming within
the jurisdiction of the court to prevent delinquency and crime and to rehabilitate within the
community persons who come within the jurisdiction of the court and are properly subject
to efforts to accomplish prevention and rehabilitation. They shall, under the direction of the
court, cooperate with all law enforcement agencies, schools, child welfare agencies of a
public or private character, and other groups concerned with the prevention of crime and
delinquency and the rehabilitation of persons convicted of crime and delinquency.

All probation officers serving a district court shall make monthly and annual reports to
the commissioner of corrections, on forms furnished by the commissioner, containing such
information on number of cases cited to the juvenile division of district court, offenses,
adjudications, dispositions, and related matters as may be required by the commissioner of
corrections.new text begin The reports shall include the information on individuals convicted as an extended
jurisdiction juvenile identified in section 241.016, subdivision 1, paragraph (c).
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 401.06, is amended to read:


401.06 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; STANDARDS OF ELIGIBILITY;
COMPLIANCE.

No county or group of counties electing to provide correctional services pursuant to
sections 401.01 to 401.16 shall be eligible for the subsidy herein provided unless and until
its comprehensive plan shall have been approved by the commissioner. The commissioner
shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, promulgate rules establishing standards
of eligibility for counties to receive funds under sections 401.01 to 401.16. To remain eligible
for subsidy counties shall maintain substantial compliance with the minimum standards
established pursuant to sections 401.01 to 401.16 and the policies and procedures governing
the services described in section 401.025 as prescribed by the commissioner. Counties shall
also be in substantial compliance with other correctional operating standards permitted by
law and established by the commissionernew text begin and shall report statistics required by the
commissioner including but not limited to information on individuals convicted as an
extended jurisdiction juvenile identified in section 241.016, subdivision 1, paragraph (c)
new text end.
The commissioner shall review annually the comprehensive plans submitted by participating
counties, including the facilities and programs operated under the plans. The commissioner
is hereby authorized to enter upon any facility operated under the plan, and inspect books
and records, for purposes of recommending needed changes or improvements.

When the commissioner shall determine that there are reasonable grounds to believe
that a county or group of counties is not in substantial compliance with minimum standards,
at least 30 days' notice shall be given the county or counties and a hearing conducted by
the commissioner to ascertain whether there is substantial compliance or satisfactory progress
being made toward compliance. The commissioner may suspend all or a portion of any
subsidy until the required standard of operation has been met.