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SF 3480

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/20/2020 04:24pm

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; establishing grants to support community supervision of
certain offenders; appropriating money.


Section 1. new text beginMENTAL HEALTH SUPERVISION.
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new text begin (a) $....... in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the Department of
Corrections to award grants to agencies providing supervision to offenders with mental
illness who are on probation, parole, or supervised release. Recipients must improve
community supervision of offenders with mental illness through changes including but not
limited to staff training, enhanced assessment of clients, specialized caseloads, coordination
with community-based treatment and service providers, and contact with the courts.
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new text begin (b) The Department of Corrections shall establish criteria for selecting grant recipients
and the amount awarded to each grant recipient.
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new text begin (c) By January 15, 2021, the commissioner of corrections shall submit a report to the
chairs of the house of representatives and senate committees and divisions with jurisdiction
over public safety policy and finance on the impact and outcomes of the project.
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