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CDPHE Inspections Of Penal Institutions

Concerning department of public health and environment inspections of penal institutions.
2020 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Under current law, the department of public health and environment (department) is charged with making annual sanitary, sewerage, and health inspections of penal institutions. The act defines "penal institutions" and includes in that definition public and private facilities that house noncitizens for civil immigration proceedings. The act specifically authorizes unannounced follow-up inspections by the department.

For the 2020-21 fiscal year, the act directs the department to make the annual inspections of facilities that house noncitizens before January 1, 2021, and to submit a report to the governor and specified committees of the general assembly.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    07/11/2020 Signed Act PDF
    07/02/2020 Final Act PDF
    06/11/2020 Rerevised PDF
    06/10/2020 Revised PDF
    06/09/2020 Reengrossed PDF
    06/08/2020 Engrossed PDF
    06/03/2020 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details