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HB18-1040

Inmate Treatment Incentive Plans

Concerning incentives to provide inmates with needed services.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement

Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems. The bill requires the department of corrections to institute an incentive plan to contract for more mental health professionals in difficult-to-serve geographic areas if the number of inmates who need a treatment or service in the area exceeds the number of available spaces by 20%.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. A. Benavidez
Sen. R. Fields

Sponsor

Rep. J. Singer

Co-sponsor