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:
- Monitor the number of inmates who need sex offender treatment or services and the number who are not receiving such treatment or services;
- Develop an incentive plan to contract for more mental health professionals to provide sex offender treatment or services in difficult-to-serve geographic areas; and
- Report to the joint budget committee the number of inmates needing treatment or services, the number not receiving the treatment or services, and the impact of the incentive plan.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)