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Improve Brain Injury Support In Criminal Justice System

Concerning measures to improve the support of persons in the criminal justice system with a brain injury, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2021 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Subject to available appropriations, the act requires the department of corrections to create a brain injury pilot program to evaluate outcomes for offenders with a brain injury who received screening and support while in the criminal justice system.

The act creates in the department of human services the brain injury support in the criminal justice system task force to develop a plan to integrate into the criminal justice system a model to identify and support individuals with a brain injury who are in the criminal justice system.

The act appropriates $144,409 and an additional 0.9 FTE to the department of corrections.

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


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