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State Adult Parole Initiatives (2016)

Subject
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Published
09/16/2016

Prior to being discharged from the state criminal justice system, adult offenders are released from prison for a period of parole. This issue brief summarizes recent state adult parole initiatives. These include the offender reentry programs authorized in House Bill 14-1355, and the “intermediate sanctions” program established in Senate Bill 15-124 to reduce offender returns to prison for certain technical violations.

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The House will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Senate adjourned. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.